Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th May 2011 22:13 UTC
Apple We've had an immense hubbub about the delay in the source code release of Honeycomb, which led to a storm of critique being sent Google's way. Turns out there's another company withholding source code, and this time it's Apple. They have stopped releasing the LGPL source code for WebKit in iOS since iOS 4.3.0, released about 8 weeks ago. Turns out - this isn't the first time Apple has refused to release (L)GPL'd code. It took them six months to release the required GPL source code for iOS 4.1.
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It is NOT just as bad, it is worse
by kragil on Fri 6th May 2011 23:17 UTC
kragil
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2006-01-04

If you ship LGPLed stuff you HAVE TO provide source code. That is what the license says, otherwise you are in VIOLATION and can be SUED.
If you ship Apache code, you CAN provide source code, otherwise you are just a little bit evil and hypocritcal in some peoples eyes, but they can't do shit about it.

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