Re: Recently released QPL
Previously Raul Miller wrote:
> > At the moment, there's still a problem where [oversimplified:] the
> > QPL requires that whenever you distribute the program you give Troll
> > a copy.
Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That makes it non-free.. *sigh*. Is this the only issue that makes
> these two licenses incompatible?
As Joseph has pointed out in his flame, this probably doesn't make
it non-free. [Since you don't have to give a copy if it's "available
to the general public" and even if not you only have to give a copy if
you're explicitly asked.] [And, I probably shouldn't have used the word
However, the issue still stands as it's a restriction which isn't present
in the GPL, and I believe it's the only remaining issue. [But I've not
put enough time into studying this revision of the QPL to be completely
sure of that.]