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Re: Corel's apt frontend

On Sun, Oct 17, 1999 at 11:37:14PM -0700, Bruce Perens wrote:
> From: Branden Robinson <branden@ecn.purdue.edu>
> On Sat, Oct 16, 1999 at 01:12:42PM -0700, Bruce J. Perens wrote:
> > DO NOT LGPL, that would let them make the front-end non-free. Qt
> > exception is fine.
> I think it's Corel's intent to GPL the front-end anyway, but I'd prefer not
> to make it possible for _others_ to put non-free front-ends on APT.
> Branden:
> > Good point, I hadn't thought of that. Is there a form of non-free they
> > could get away with that wouldn't force them to pay royalties to Troll
> > Tech, though?
> I don't think it's more than $2000. They can afford it :-)

Just curious, is Corel in a position to buy TT or Qt outright?

Brian Ristuccia

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