Re: QT Designer _NOT_ under QPL.
This was on the kde-licensing mailing list two days ago.
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Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2000 20:33:29 -0500
From: mosfet <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: QT Designer _NOT_ under QPL.
Kevin Forge wrote:
> There is an interesting wrinkle in the whole QT, QPL and GPL
> debate. Troll has just unleashed a beta version of it's IDE
> type software licensed under the GPL and distributed in the
> QT package.
> Is Debian gona drop this or all of QT ? Note that it's the
> RAW GPL. No exemptions.
Even most Debian people say that the demands to make code written for Qt
have a license clause has no legal basis. It will be amusing to see how
they react to a GPL Qt application from Troll Tech themselves ;-) If
they want to remove Qt because of this screw them - there is absolutely
no legal issues carrying with carrying it.
BTW, I am very happy that the Trolls made the designer free. It's a kick
butt app :)
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