Re: (Fwd) Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: Isn't a kde version of abiw
Riku Voipio writes:
> Why doesn't QTv2 fall under the "system" clause?
Because it isn't priority essential.
> to quote GPL:
> "the source code distributed need not include
> anything that is normally distributed (in either source or binary
> form) with the major components (compiler, kernel, and so on) of the
> operating system"
To further quote the GPL:
> ...on which the executable runs, unless that component itself accompanies
> the executable.
Thus if Qt was a major component of the operating system nothing that used
it could go in main. Fortunately, it isn't.
> QTv2 will be normally distributed with OS, as it will be in the main.
Netmaze is in main. Does that make it a major component of the operating
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