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Re: Qt Freed!



On Thu, Nov 19, 1998 at 05:19:32PM +0000, David Damerell wrote:
> Qt not freed. It's not compatible with the DFSG/ Open Source Definition,
> and the Open Source people may well be pissy about the misuse of their
> trademark. It looks like an attempt to placate us without actually
> preventing Troll Tech from charging commercial application developers,
> which has, IMAO, been their aim all along.
> 
> It might be good enough to get Qt into nonfree and KDE into contrib,
> though.

You're a minority view on this.  It looks very DFSG free to me and as I
understand the OSD, if it's DFSG free then it's free onder the OSD as well.

It is not compliant with the GPL at this time.  But then, neither is the
(DFSG and OSD free) BSD license.

-- 
Show me the code or get out of my way.

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