GPL and the Mac App Store

Colin Barrett colin at
Wed Jan 12 22:50:16 UTC 2011

On Jan 12, 2011, at 2:37 PM, Sean Egan wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Colin Barrett
> <colin at> wrote:
>> Legal language aside, the code signing and receipt system is tied to each individual machine, even for free applications.
> I don't know anything about the App Store. Are code signing and
> receipts useful for non-paid applications, or is there just no special
> case in place to avoid it? It's just assumed people will want to know
> how many total installations they have and whatnot?

The latter.


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