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[2]: Just relax
by Elv13 on Tue 10th May 2011 02:06 UTC in reply to "RE: Just relax"
Elv13
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2006-06-12

Apple tried to make ZFS more widespread and adopt it in OSX until Oracle bought Sun and said no. That was OpenSource and more than just a copy of Solaris code.

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RE[3]: Just relax
by Laurence on Tue 10th May 2011 07:21 in reply to "RE[2]: Just relax"
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Apple tried to make ZFS more widespread and adopt it in OSX until Oracle bought Sun and said no. That was OpenSource and more than just a copy of Solaris code.


Yeah, but Apple didn't contribute anything to ZFS so it's not proving the OSS-friendly point you're trying to make.

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