How to avoid public GPL floggings on Apple's App Store

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Jason Perlow at ZDNet writes: Publishing your source may not be enough to comply with Open Source licenses like the GPL. In the sad case of VLC for iOS, a licensing conflict created an untenable situation that required it be pulled from the App Store.

It is often said that no good deed goes unpunished. Unfortunately even with the best of intents, particularly as it relates to releasing Open Source Software, it is possible to run far afield of GPL and FOSS kashruth even if you think you are following the rules to the best of your ability.

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