Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th May 2011 21:46 UTC
Apple Apple has released the source code for WebKit in iOS 4.3, which it had been withholding for eight weeks. However, according yo Jay 'saurik' Freeman, they are still not, and never have been, in compliance with the LGPL. "Apple's provided source code (which /is/ heavily modified for the iPhone) [...] isn't even complete enough to compile (it is missing a bunch of code for the WAK* classes), so Apple has simply never been in compliance with this license," Saurik writes. So, it would seem that Apple is still violating the LGPL, and has been doing so for a very long time. Funny how this never makes it to mainstream technology sites. I guess they find their pre-release review devices more important.
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RE: court?
by orestes on Mon 9th May 2011 22:20 UTC in reply to "court?"
orestes
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2005-07-06

The copyright holders could sue sure, and waste large amounts of money and time in the process. Possibly even set the exact opposite precedent of what they want in the bargain.

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RE[2]: court?
by JAlexoid on Tue 10th May 2011 00:22 in reply to "RE: court?"
JAlexoid Member since:
2009-05-19

The copyright holders could sue sure, and waste large amounts of money and time in the process. Possibly even set the exact opposite precedent of what they want in the bargain.


Hm... Does Apple have official branches in EU countries with Civil Legal system?

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RE[2]: court?
by collinm on Tue 10th May 2011 11:34 in reply to "RE: court?"
collinm Member since:
2005-07-15

just make bad pub about apple in tv, magasine to break their image could be a idea

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