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.