Re: packages linked against Qt
On Fri, Jul 14, 2000 at 09:34:19AM -0400, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> Jakub Lida wrote:
> > and in the future it may try to
> > enter the distribution with new Qt 2.2 and KDE 2.0, which may be issued at
> > the base of a new Debian-proper licence; according to firstname.lastname@example.org:
> > > Right now it is kind of unclear. Qt 2.2 will probably be released with a
> > > GPL compatible licence, so that KDE 2.0 can be distributed without any
> > > problems.
> Yes, we're all hoping that Troll makes the license
> GPL-compatible. There's no hope of change on the KDE side.
TrollTech promised to release Qt 2.0 with GPL-compat license.
Main reason for that promise was to kill Harmony developement.
I doubt that promising licensing change for Qt 2.2 is
for anything more than stopping poeple from making free
(Qt isn't 100%-free) Qt-compitible toolkit.