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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Oh well, doesn't affect me--I will never own one of their stupid iGadgets.

This mess doesn't affect me either, I avoid GPL'ed software like plague unless they're absolutely necessary.

So that's even - but frankly I don't think anyone cares.

Edited 2011-01-09 09:34 UTC

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