Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Jul 2012 19:38 UTC, submitted by tupp
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless It might be a cliche, but sometimes, a picture says more than a thousand words. Over the years, I've often talked about how the technology world is iterative, about how products are virtually always built upon that which came before, about how almost always, multiple people independently arrive at the same products since they work within the same constraints of the current state of technology. This elementary aspect of the technology world, which some would rather forget, has been illustrated very, very well in one of Samsung's legal filings against Apple.
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RE[8]: Crucifixion - What about webkit?
by Sabon on Thu 2nd Aug 2012 18:47 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Crucifixion"
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Webkit wasn't created by Apple but they used it and gave back a lot of updates to it. So does Google and so does FireFox...

I'd say that it was because of Apple adding what they did to webkit that Firefox and Google became intersted in it. Surely you will give them this if nothing else.

PS: They are not going to give out all their code for free. They would have to be complete idiots to do that. If you were to run the company and do what you say Apple should do, it wouldn't exist in two or three years.

Edited 2012-08-02 18:50 UTC

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