Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Nov 2010 17:10 UTC
Apple Do you like VLC on your iPhone or iPad? You don't yet have it installed, but want to? Well, then you'd better be quick about it, as some VLC contributors are unhappy with the fact that VLC is distributed through Apple's App Store, violating the GPL the video player is licensed under. At least, that's what some think.
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RE[5]: the 'spirit' of gpl
by _txf_ on Mon 1st Nov 2010 19:10 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: the 'spirit' of gpl"
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However DRM is modifying the binary. For this to pass the gpl one would need the source of the drm and of the binary. If the app was published as the binary of just the source then there would be no problem

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