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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RE[3]: That isn't quite right
by matto1990 on Sun 9th Jan 2011 00:51 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: That isn't quite right"
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The code was contributed back. The developers of the iOS app was also open source. The only problem is the DRM that apple ships with the market apps. That's all. I don't see why it has to be pulled for such a small technicality.

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