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Apple's non-existent contributions to GCC (under GPLv3)

Apple's non-existent contributions to GCC (under GPLv3)

Posted Sep 23, 2010 13:46 UTC (Thu) by Wol (guest, #4433)
In reply to: Apple's non-existent contributions to GCC (under GPLv3) by faramir
Parent article: Apple's Selective Contributions to GCC

But the FSF's copyright assignment is akin to joint copyright. If Apple wrote it and assigned it to the FSF, then Apple can do what they like with it as well.

About the only thing Apple *can't* do with Apple-written, FSF-owned, code, is to give a third party an exclusive licence.

Cheers,
Wol


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