Re: Need GPL exception statement for Qt-using code
"J.H.M. Dassen" <email@example.com> writes:
What I need is a nicely phrased "despite what the GPL requires, it's OK to
link this code against Qt and redistribute the resulting binaries" statement
- can someone here provide one?
I would put the following license on each file in the program. It is
modified from a notice on the files in libio in glibc.
Copyright (C) YEAR AUTHOR.
This file is part of PROGRAM. This program is free software; you
can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU
General Public License as published by the Free Software
Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; see the file COPYING. If not, write to
the Free Software Foundation, 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston,
MA 02111-1307, USA.
As a special exception, if you link this program with the Qt library
by Troll Tech to produce an executable, this does not cause the
resulting executable to be covered by the GNU General Public License.
This exception does not however invalidate any other reasons why the
executable file might be covered by the GNU General Public License.