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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.

The GPL doesn't restrict porting.  How about a license similar to the
GPL but says that it MAY NOT be ported to anything besides UNIX???

That would also allow porting to Berlin, should the need arise (and that
*would* be kinda neat...)

And yeah, BE SURE it's clear that you can't develop ANY software for
commercial use!  I'm not a GPL expert, but I *think* it's good enough in
that area.

Caution is needed here...screwing Troll would *not* be good.

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