CUPS was released under the GPL. If Apple messes too much with it someone will simply fork the code and e.g. create "FreeCUPS". Nothing is lost here. Let have Apple fun with it if it makes them and Steve Jobs happy.linuxviolin wrote:Apple bought CUPS. Use of CUPS will thus be subjected to the approval of Apple... bad news http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L475
scorp wrote:someone will simply fork the code and e.g. create "FreeCUPS".
That's the good thing about the GPL Once GPL, always GPL. No company can 'kidnap' the code. If it were that easy Microsoft would have done so already long agolinuxviolin wrote: and I am â€œafraid" always a little when companies as that buys things like CUPS or others. Fear that they â€œdestroyâ€ the thing in question...
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