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Re: Qt license okay?

Gregor Hoffleit wrote:

> Umm, for a completely different point:
> The header of the QPL is
> >                 THE Q PUBLIC LICENSE version 0.92 
> >
> >             Copyright (C) 1998 Troll Tech AS, Norway. 
> >                        Everyone is permitted to copy and 
> >                        distribute this license document. 
> They don't grant you the right to modify the text of the QPL document,
> as your friend did. I'm no lawyer at all, but doesn't this mean that
> your friend either has to use the verbatim QPL for his program, or he
> has to came up with a similar license in his own words ? Changing the
> copyright of the license document as he did seems definitely
> completely illegal 

That is surprising.  Should I lobby Qt about changing the license
on the license?

>                    (btw., the GPL says "Everyone is permitted to copy
> and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing
> it is not allowed.").

Yes, but you can do a license such as `GPL + this cause' right?

Anyway, this puts a hold on the Debian release of the Gri
package.  Thanks for pointing it out.

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