"Earlier in the week I wrote about the way old-school
vendors self-harm out of an instinctive desire for control of their
markets. If you're following geekspace, you may have spotted a
storm brewing concerning Microsoft's policy on open source licensed
software on the Windows Phone app store ("Marketplace"). The storm
was triggered by an ambiguously-titled posting on Red Hat
evangelist Jan Wildeboer's personal blog (originally titled
"Absolutely NO Free Software For Windows Phone and XBox" but
subsequently improved to clarify he's only talking about copyleft
"Jan points to the "Windows Phone Marketplace Application
Provider Agreement (a PDF I'm afraid) which asserts in section
"The Application must not include software, documentation, or
other materials that, in whole or in part, are governed by or
subject to an Excluded License, or that would otherwise cause the
Application to be subject to the terms of an Excluded License.
"and earlier in section 1l defines an "Excluded License"