Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Feb 2011 20:33 UTC, submitted by Radio
Windows Well, well, well. We all know Apple's App Store policies are incompatible with the GPL, and as such, software using this license can't be distributed in the App Store. So, what about Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Marketplace? Well, whereas the App Store doesn't specifically mention the GPL (Apple's terms are simply incompatible), Microsoft drops the pretence and simply bans GPL and GPL-esque licenses outright.
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RE[2]: Microsoft isn't to blame
by polaris20 on Thu 17th Feb 2011 23:08 UTC in reply to "RE: Microsoft isn't to blame"
polaris20
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No, actually sometimes companies/people don't want to waste resources worrying about this kind of thing when there are other alternatives that are compatible, yet don't cause a hassle. Simple as that.

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