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Re: Can we pull KDE?

On Tue, Sep 08, 1998 at 04:19:44PM +0200, Anselm Lingnau wrote:
> Hamish Moffat writes:
> > The GPL specifically lets you link against standard system components,
> > free or non-free. That means free software can be linked with Sun's libc,
> > as well as with Motif etc on Solaris systems. It couldn't be linked with
> > Motif on a linux system because Motif is not standard on linux systems
> > (Debian at least).
> On the other hand, Qt is standard on various Linux distributions (most
> notably S.u.S.E.). This would make it legal to distribute KDE binaries
> for those distributions under the GPL standard library exception.

Hmmm. I guess it would. All the best to them, then; I won't trade in
freedom for a license to use Qt.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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