[Development] [Increasingly OT] Re: Qt 4.8.6 Release Plans

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Nov 4 20:45:35 CET 2013

On segunda-feira, 4 de novembro de 2013 19:11:18, Konrad Rosenbaum wrote:
> > and even for bigger stuff we could
> > just do that if the license was ok (on the site it seems to be CC-BY 2.5
> > by default - i have no clue whether that would be ok). most of the
> > patches appear to be cherry-picks anyway.
> I'm not sure whether any CC license is compatible enough. You'd have to ask
> a  lawyer. (Ooops.)

The license is not compatible unless it's in the public domain.

The Qt CLA requires any code to be submitted by the copyright owner only, 
except when the Chief Maintainer and Digia explicitly give their consent for 
import of third-party code.

In any case, let's not try and make decisions by ourselves. We ask 
contributors to submit via Gerrit, period.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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