Some open-source backers, including myself, have noted in the past Apple's ironic "free pass" when it comes to sharing code.
Despite using copious amounts of open source, Apple remains the most proprietary company on the planet. You can hardly say the name "Apple" without signing an NDA.
And yet many in the open-source world love Apple. I am one of them. Some suggest that open-source development is better on the Mac, and I've offered reasons for this. However, TechCrunch is right to question the love affair with all-things-Apple:[Apple] built OS X on FreeBSD..., … Read more