[Interest] Contributor agreement rundown
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Apr 19 13:57:23 CEST 2012
On quarta-feira, 18 de abril de 2012 22.08.57, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> > 3. Everybody here agrees that Qt as in qt-project.org and Qt as in Qt
> > Commercial need to be the same, otherwise it's a mess. This is why the
> > Qt Project has that contribution agreement, and this is why Digia
> > (maintainer of Qt Commercial) dedicates resources upstreaming their
> > patches and being a key player in the Qt releases at qt-project.org.
> I don't see why the LGPL can't be used for the commercially supported
It can and it is as well. Digia and others (ICS comes to mind) do offer paid
support to users of the Open Source version of Qt too. It would be stupid not
to: it's the same codebase, so if someone wants to pay you to do what you
already are doing, why not?
(provided it meets the business case criteria, which is what sets the price of
the open source support contract)
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
Intel Sweden AB - Registration Number: 556189-6027
Knarrarnäsgatan 15, 164 40 Kista, Stockholm, Sweden
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