Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th May 2010 22:57 UTC, submitted by Panajev
GNU, GPL, Open Source "The Free Software Foundation is up in arms over Apple's iTunes Store Terms of Service, suggesting that these terms fundamentally conflict with the terms of the GNU Public License. The foundation has warned Apple that a version of GNU Go distributed by the App Store makes Apple liable to comply with GPL terms that allow free sharing of code, but warned that its 'Usage Rules' violate those terms. The fallout could potentially affect any app that uses GPLed code."
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RE: Would not be an issue if...
by bnolsen on Sun 30th May 2010 22:25 UTC in reply to "Would not be an issue if..."
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you do need to balance the open part with a working phone. The above policy if followed strictly would surely drive apple into bankruptcy over support costs.

I'm not sure what the best model is for these types of special purpose devices.

Edited 2010-05-30 22:27 UTC

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