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[6]: CUPS APPLE
by KugelKurt on Fri 13th Jul 2007 21:46 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: CUPS APPLE"
KugelKurt
Member since:
2005-07-06

Stop trolling.

"I find it unsurprising that the only project I see being actively contributed to by Apple to any degree is that owned by the FSF"

If that's the only project you see, you need to wear glasses.

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RE[7]: CUPS APPLE
by cyclops on Fri 13th Jul 2007 22:01 in reply to "RE[6]: CUPS APPLE"
cyclops Member since:
2006-03-12

"If that's the only project you see, you need to wear glasses."

Then simply point them out. I'm perfectly willing to be corrected.

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RE[8]: CUPS APPLE
by KugelKurt on Fri 13th Jul 2007 22:10 in reply to "RE[6]: CUPS APPLE"
KugelKurt Member since:
2005-07-06

No, you are not willing to be corrected.
People already posted that Apple contributes to LLVM (not a FSF project).

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RE[9]: CUPS APPLE
by cyclops on Fri 13th Jul 2007 22:19 in reply to "RE[8]: CUPS APPLE"
cyclops Member since:
2006-03-12

And the reply has been the same, LLVM is a replacement for GCC which allows Apple to inject proprietary code into or replace GCC completely, as the license is more in line with what Apple want which is take and not give back.

...but then I've to the very tiny list that has been posted.

Edited 2007-07-13 22:20

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