Re: Corel's apt frontend
From: Gergely Madarasz <email@example.com>
> Btw this will mean that you won't be allowed to use other people's GPL
> code in libapt-pkg, right ?
No, it simply means that any contributors to the library must accept both
licenses. Essentially, there is one license that is the GPL, another that
says something like this:
Copyright (C) 1997, 1998, 1999 Jason Gunthorpe and others. You
may apply the terms of the GNU General Public License (the
GPL), Version 2.0, published by the Free Software Foundation,
to this program.
In addition, the copyright holders relax a single restriction of
the GPL: you may link this program to a version of the GUI library
"libqt", published by Troll Tech (Norway), as long as:
1. The version of "libqt" is under the terms of the "Q Public License",
Version 2.0, which was published by Troll Tech on or before
2. The source code of the version of "libqt" used is
a) Distributed with the binary version.
b) Downloadable by anyone, without fee, using a publicly-announced
URL on the internet, for a duration of at least three years
starting with distribution of the binary version.