[Pidgin] WhyNoiOSVersion modified

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Wed Aug 15 09:36:22 EDT 2012

Changed page "WhyNoiOSVersion" by rekkanoryo from*
Page URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/WhyNoiOSVersion>
Diff URL: <http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/WhyNoiOSVersion?action=diff&version=5>
Revision 5
Comment: Add Ethan to the list of devs refusing GPL exceptions and add some wording he suggested.

Index: WhyNoiOSVersion
--- WhyNoiOSVersion (version: 4)
+++ WhyNoiOSVersion (version: 5)
@@ -21,10 +21,11 @@
   1. ''(related to previous item)'' '''Rewrite it all from scratch''' - That would be a viable option, except none of us are insane enough to be willing to maintain two completely separate codebases.  In addition, to some extent we, as Pidgin and libpurple developers, are "tainted"--it could be argued that similar code constructs in a hypothetical from-scratch reimplementation are derivative works of Pidgin and libpurple because of our knowledge of the Pidgin and libpurple code.  Other clients already exist for the platform; users will just have to get along with what's already available there.
 == Refusal to Grant GPL Exceptions ==
-The following developers refuse to grant GPL exceptions for the purpose of App Store compatibility:
+The following developers (and possibly others) refuse to grant GPL exceptions for the purpose of App Store compatibility:
   * John Bailey
   * Gary Kramlich
+  * Ethan Blanton
 == What If Someone Else Submits Pidgin to the App Store? ==


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