Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Feb 2011 20:33 UTC, submitted by Radio
Windows Well, well, well. We all know Apple's App Store policies are incompatible with the GPL, and as such, software using this license can't be distributed in the App Store. So, what about Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Marketplace? Well, whereas the App Store doesn't specifically mention the GPL (Apple's terms are simply incompatible), Microsoft drops the pretence and simply bans GPL and GPL-esque licenses outright.
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RE[7]: Come down!
by TheGZeus on Fri 18th Feb 2011 21:16 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Come down!"
TheGZeus
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2010-05-19

But they might care about applications licensed under the GPL.

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RE[8]: Come down!
by hamster on Sat 19th Feb 2011 17:40 in reply to "RE[7]: Come down!"
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But they might care about applications licensed under the GPL.


And that they should do if they want to. But it doesnt really matter if they arent gonna use the platform anyway.

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RE[9]: Come down!
by TheGZeus on Sat 19th Feb 2011 20:17 in reply to "RE[8]: Come down!"
TheGZeus Member since:
2010-05-19

What?
There are many GIMP users who use Windows, because it doesn't crash as often as PhotoShop did (does? not touched it in around 6 years...) or use up as much RAM (I know that's still true).
I'm saying that even if they don't care about the license, they might still want to use a program that's licensed under those terms.

Looking at a later post of yours, you don't even know how to form a coherent paragraph, let alone _argument_, and it's obvious you can't read and understand... words.

I wish this site had an equivalent of /ignore...

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