Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 8th Jan 2011 19:28 UTC, submitted by sjvn
GNU, GPL, Open Source Some people swore to me that just because the free-software General Public License (GPL) clashes with the Apple App Store's Terms of Service (ToS), didn't mean that Apple would actually pull down GPLed apps. Well, Apple just did. Remi Denis-Courmont, a Linux developer of the popular VLC media player, has just announced that Apple had pulled the popular GPLed VLC media player from its App Store.
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RE[3]: That isn't quite right
by vtolkov on Sun 9th Jan 2011 04:23 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: That isn't quite right"
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No, actually. You do not have freedom to relicense, but author has. Author could resolve the issue, but crowd can not, because they are bound by the license. Author of GPL wanted exactly that: bound people by his license, so they do not have alternative to joining his party.

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