Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 12th Jul 2007 19:23 UTC, submitted by wibbit
Apple Apple has bought the CUPS code base, and has hired it's lead developer. "CUPS was written by Michael R Sweet, an owner of Easy Software Products. In February of 2007 Apple Inc. hired Michael and acquired ownership the CUPS source code. While Michael is primarily working on non-CUPS projects, he will continue to develop and support CUPS, which is still being released under the existing GPL2/LGPL2 licensing terms."
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RE[2]: sooo
by Beta on Thu 12th Jul 2007 23:13 UTC in reply to "RE: sooo"
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Except the license didn't remain the same*, this page was changed:

I'm concerned, yet interested in what Apple is going to do with CUPS…

*A minor change, but important

Edited 2007-07-12 23:18

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RE[3]: sooo
by KugelKurt on Thu 12th Jul 2007 23:15 in reply to "RE[2]: sooo"
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RE[4]: sooo
by sorpigal on Fri 13th Jul 2007 17:03 in reply to "RE[3]: sooo"
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Five years ago Apple didn't own the copyright.

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