Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Sat 8th Jan 2011 19:28 UTC, submitted by sjvn
GNU, GPL, Open Source Some people swore to me that just because the free-software General Public License (GPL) clashes with the Apple App Store's Terms of Service (ToS), didn't mean that Apple would actually pull down GPLed apps. Well, Apple just did. Remi Denis-Courmont, a Linux developer of the popular VLC media player, has just announced that Apple had pulled the popular GPLed VLC media player from its App Store.
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melgross
Member since:
2005-08-12

This is also true for GPL software. It's true of ALL software sold, or free that's published under ANY license. Don't think you're so smart.

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cmost Member since:
2006-07-16

This is also true for GPL software. It's true of ALL software sold, or free that's published under ANY license. Don't think you're so smart.


I was speaking of the hardware...

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tetek Member since:
2010-10-04

And topic is about the software

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Headrush Member since:
2006-01-03

Yes but you throw in the comments about the "thousands" more for hardware and reference the desktop products which run GPL software including full Linux distros just fine.

As to the locked in iPhone environment, you are correct.

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