[ILUG] RMS: KDE in violation of GPL
plop at redbrick.dcu.ie
Wed Sep 6 11:45:37 IST 2000
In reply to Mark O'Herlihy's flatulent wordings,
> On Wed, 6 Sep 2000 11:13:25 +0100
> Smelly Pooh <plop at redbrick.dcu.ie> wrote:
> > actually I presume QT is
> > LGPL and not GPL (isn't that standard for GPLed libraries so that apps written
> > using the library do not have to be GPLed also?).
> No it's GPL. If you want to write non-GPL code you have to buy the library from
> Trolltech, so they can still make their money.
But then when people start contributing changes to the GPLed version that
can't be merged back with the commercial version so what we'll have is a fork
(a possibly incompatible one)
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