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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RE: Comment by t3RRa
by sukru on Sat 7th May 2011 08:20 UTC in reply to "Comment by t3RRa"
sukru
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2006-11-19

Six months is a long time in computer area, which might enable real competitive advantage.

Also they need to release the current source code, it's not like they'll have time to clean it up. If they need to clean it up - or something similar - then they're already in violation.

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