Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Nov 2010 17:10 UTC
Apple Do you like VLC on your iPhone or iPad? You don't yet have it installed, but want to? Well, then you'd better be quick about it, as some VLC contributors are unhappy with the fact that VLC is distributed through Apple's App Store, violating the GPL the video player is licensed under. At least, that's what some think.
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RE: I don't see it
by Thom_Holwerda on Mon 1st Nov 2010 21:42 UTC in reply to "I don't see it"
Thom_Holwerda
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So, even though the GPL specifically states, quite clearly, that you may not impose restrictions on the user's ability to "copy, distribute or modify" the application, and Apple does impose several of those restrictions (e.g. only on five authorised devices), you don't see it?

Seriously. Have people become stupid all of a sudden? Are we looking at left-over sugar highs from Halloween?

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