Re: Your petition to GPL Qt
Anthony Towns <email@example.com> wrote:
> KDE can only be redistributed by Debian if Qt is distributable under the
> GPL, or if Qt is `normally distributed with the major components' of
> Debian. The thread up until now has been bickering about just what that
> means in Debian's context -- we've never really thought about that clause
> before. 
>  For example, we distribute GPLed binaries linked against Motif. We
> do this because Sun has. Maybe we shouldn't. Maybe Qt is the same,
> and we shouldn't do that either. But then, if Qt's DFSG free (which
> it will be as of v2, by the looks of things), maybe we should add
> Qt support, and dump Motif support. Or maybe not.
Which binaries are you refering to?
I thought we'd gone over this months ago and that all such binaries had
been pulled or replaced with binaries linked against Lesstif.