Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 6th May 2011 22:13 UTC
Apple We've had an immense hubbub about the delay in the source code release of Honeycomb, which led to a storm of critique being sent Google's way. Turns out there's another company withholding source code, and this time it's Apple. They have stopped releasing the LGPL source code for WebKit in iOS since iOS 4.3.0, released about 8 weeks ago. Turns out - this isn't the first time Apple has refused to release (L)GPL'd code. It took them six months to release the required GPL source code for iOS 4.1.
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testman
Member since:
2007-10-15

So who asked and why was it refused?

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testman Member since:
2007-10-15

People asked for it, but Apple refused. They just didn't get sued yet.

"So who asked and why was it refused?

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I'm guessing then that the answer is, nobody did. Your rant has about as much substance and truth as, "Linux stole Microsoft's code".

But hey, unsubstantiated rants are du jour in these parts, aren't they? ;-)

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