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Re: QT non-free but becoming compatible to debian? (was Re: Qt license change)



On Fri, Nov 20, 1998 at 10:22:56PM -0600, john@dhh.gt.org wrote:
> Navindra Umanee writes:
> > I'm sorry, yes I think I did screw up completely here.  Would you mind
> > re-explaining what is wrong with linking a GPL'ed program against a QPL
> > library again?
> 
> Please look this up in the archives.  It was discussed extensively
> recently.
> 
> > QPL allows you to write a GPL program linked against it, so what is the
> > GPL'ed program's problem with the QPL library?
> 
> So if Microsoft added a clause to the MFC license saying that it was ok to
> link GPL programs to it then it would be ok?

The MFC is part of the major components of the OS--the compiler in this
case.  It's the equivalent of libc for windoze, you can technically write
code without it but.

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

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