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Re: [freeqt] Re: FreeQt concerns
Joel Dillon wrote:
> > The FSF and a large chunk of the Linux crew doesn't believe the QT
> > License will remain unchanged. Therefore troll Tech would have no
> > reason
> > to trust us. Putting Harmony / FreeQT under the GPL would mean that
> > it's a hard fact. Is the GPL restrictive enough or should it
> > specifically
> > state that "These Libs may not be used to none GPLd Software" ?
> I suspect the GPL would be restrictive enough. But I have no wish to
> ruin Trolltech; I'm happy with any licence that forces people to
> use Qt, not Harmony, for commercial products. As long as KDE gets
> accepted as GPL by the whole Linux community I'm happy.
OK.. So this is 1 person who understands where I am coming from.
Linux and Free Software gain nothing by putting freeQT under the LGPL
But we Loose a lot of our good name by doing so. Better to GPL this
baby. LessTiff is a different sort of story however, since they have
always been proprietary, LGPLing LessTiff may hurt them ... IF it were
as good, but who cares ?
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