Stellarium being sold on the App Store

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Anonymous
2013-09-04
2013-09-07

  • Anonymous
    2013-09-04

    Was surprised to see Stellarium on the Apple App Store being sold for $19.99 by "luo hui". As far as I can tell, it's the desktop version (not the mobile apps, which I know are separate branches). What's the deal? Is someone trying to pass this off as their own software and make money off it?

     

  • Anonymous
    2013-09-05

    I'm not surprised considering the amount of "VLC"-like paid apps in the stores (both android and ios)

    VLC for example made a big mistake when they posted the app (and the code for it) and then pulled it. I'm pretty sure most of those copy-cats just grabbed the code and republished it, scamming thousands of people that bought apps which are just a copy-paste of open source code.

    You guys should complain to the AppStore and/or write a review (you need an AppleID for that)

     

    • Anonymous
      2013-09-07

      Unfortunately, you have to actually purchase the software before you can submit a review.

       


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