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GPLv2 Blocks VLC from Apple's App StoreNov 03, 2010, 16:03 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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"It had to happen eventually. Open source software is all about letting anyone have access to the source code, and Apple is all about restricting any software access on its platforms. So when questions began to be raised about whether VideoLAN's popular VLC Media Player, which is licensed under the GPLv2, could legally be sold on the Apple's App Store, you knew something had to give. Well, it just did.
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