[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Need GPL exception statement for Qt-using code

On Fri, Mar 19, 1999 at 09:33:44PM +0100, J.H.M. Dassen wrote:
> I've talked to the author of a Qt-using GPL-ed program about resolving the
> license issue with his code; he's quite responsive.
> 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?

How About this?

    GNU Hello World using QT
    Copyright (C) 1999 Joe Programmer

    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 of the License, or (at your
    option) any later version. Additionally, you are granted permission to
    assume, for the purposes of distributing this program in object code or
    executable form under Section 3 of the GNU General Public License, that
    the QT library is normally distributed with the major components of the
    operating system on which the executable or object code runs.

    This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    GNU General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
    along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
    Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307 USA

Brian Ristuccia

Reply to: