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 molnarcs
by Large_Whale on Sat 7th May 2011 15:27 UTC in reply to "Comment by molnarcs"
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Please go to, the KDE/KHTML team is clearly credited in the very top of the page. Even though it is a prehistoric project branch.

Now go to that actively uses WebKit. They apparently aren't happy to say they are using Apple's efforts, nor KDE's. Even on their blog post they didn't mention "Apple" or "KDE", let alone "KHTML".

But why would they? Did Google make any Android/Chrome/Chromium presentation or speech where they credited specifically and openly Apple or KDE for the WebKit/KHTML project?
Nope. To them it's completely homeless and the only brand they like is Google. Google this, Google that. ;)

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