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Re: I am confused: why Emacs keybindings in OS X?


From: tomas
Subject: Re: I am confused: why Emacs keybindings in OS X?
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:25:26 +0100
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On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 10:35:14AM +0100, Christian Kruse wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > I had the impression that they stopped updating things whenever they
> > moved to GPLV3 (Steve Jobs's ghost or whatever?).
> 
> They even removed GPL software, e.g. Samba in OS X 10.7 Lion Server. At
> some point in time they seem to have actively decided against GPL.

My hunch is that this has roots in old history (Steve Jobs, NeXT,
ObjectiveC and GCC). But hey, given Apple's strictly walled garden
mentality, it wouldn't be necessary to invoke that either.

For me, all of that is a reminder of how important the GPL actually is.

Regards
- -- t
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