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[6]: Comment by kaiwai
by big_gie on Thu 29th Oct 2009 14:13 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by kaiwai"
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When I was still using windows, when XP came out, there was something called driver signing where Microsoft would certify certain drivers.

But I have never found any signed driver afterword... So I would guess it was a good idea, but that the work required by microsoft or hardware vendors was just too much. It was not worth it.

Applying this to Apple would probably result in the same thing.

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