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Re: [Enigma-devel] Engima for the iPhone/iPod Touch

From: Luke Smith
Subject: Re: [Enigma-devel] Engima for the iPhone/iPod Touch
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2010 17:41:31 +0000 (UTC)

What about putting enigma on cydia? I don't think there are any problems with 
the GPL on cydia. 
----- Original Message ----- 
>>On Tue, 2009-10-06 at 15:54 -0500, Geoffrey Gallaway wrote: 
>> Hey Alex, thanks for taking the time to write a great response to some 
>> of my questions. I've responded to your points below. Please let me 
>> know what you think. 
> I know this is a (very) old thread, but it may be worth resurrecting; it
> seems that it is impossible to put a GPLv2 application into the Apple
> App Store after all. Not because of the reasons I brought up in the
> thread earlier, but due to the Terms of Service for Apple's App Store.
> (In other words, you aren't breaking the GPL or Apple's agreements by
> putting a GPLv2 app in the App Store, as has been discussed already; but
> Apple is if they actually distribute the app to people.) The FSF have an
> analysis at
> <http://www.fsf.org/news/blogs/licensing/more-about-the-app-store-
> gpl-enforcement>, with further links and information. (The issue is that when
> selling/providing apps to people via the App Store, Apple puts restrictions 
> on the
> ways in which you can use the app, which contradicts the last sentence of 
> section
> 6 of the GPLv2.) 
> Therefore, Enigma on the iPhone probably wouldn't be possible after all, 
> at least not via Apple's App Store. 
> -- 
> ais523 

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