Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Oct 2009 14:09 UTC, submitted by Cytor
Hardware, Embedded Systems When Psystar announced it Rebel EFI package, the company was quickly accused of simply taking open source code, repackaging it, and selling it for USD 50. While selling open source code is not a problem, not making the source code available if the license demands it is. Netkas, famous OSX86 hacker, and a Russian site are now claiming they have found the smoking gun.
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RE: Wait, what?
by koki on Wed 28th Oct 2009 16:50 UTC in reply to "Wait, what?"
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2005-10-17

Why was this posted at all? I know nothing about Psystar, but I have looked at licenses... and until a _customer_ buys their product, then _asks_ for the source... and they _aren't_ given it... then Psystar has done nothing wrong. Right?

Neither the APSL nor the GPL say "you must make all source available to everyone on your web site".


Because every once and then OSNews likes to take the path of speculative (rather than fact-based) journalism, probably because it wins them the most page views.

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