[Development] "The Software shall be used for Good, not Evil" statement in Qt sources

Sune Vuorela nospam at vuorela.dk
Wed Dec 18 17:46:12 CET 2013

On 2013-12-18, Ziller Eike <Eike.Ziller at digia.com> wrote:
> On Dec 18, 2013, at 5:35 PM, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer <perezmeyer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi! I would like to now if it's acceptable for the project to have 3rd party 
>> code with the following statement in 3rd party sources:
>> "The Software shall be used for Good, not Evil”
> Does it come with definitions of “good” and “evil” ?

Of course not. See also: Douglas Crockford.

Most linux distributions, as well as google code hosting and others are
treating it as a non-free license.

Oh. and Crockford thinks that eval() in javascript code is evil.


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