Re: Status of KDE/Qt - interim decision
On Wed, Aug 12, 1998 at 08:46:15AM -0400, Brian White wrote:
> > btw, i'm not a "KDE supporter". in fact, i'm quite anti-KDE because
> > of their attitude to licenses and so on. however, i don't like to be
> > hypocritical - if other packages which depend on non-free things can go
> > in contrib, then so can KDE.
> The problem is that by the legal wording of the GPL we cannot distribute
> _both_ kde and qt. Having both on the ftp site is classified as a
> distribution by the GPL.
Are you sure? I think it is okay to have the KDE sources on the ftp site.
Mmmh. Please quote the relevant part. I can imagine that some part of the
GPL could be interpreted this way.
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