[Development] Qt PDF as a new TP module for Qt 5.14
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Aug 12 21:20:35 CEST 2019
On Monday, 12 August 2019 11:22:23 PDT Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
> 12.08.2019, 21:01, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com>:
> > On Monday, 12 August 2019 08:24:05 PDT Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
> >> I guess bigger problem is that Poppler is GPL. PDFium is probably the
> >> only
> >> permissively licensed PDF engine.
> > And? If Poppler is a superior alternative, then people can accept its GPL
> > requirements or not display PDF.
> s/not display PDF/use alternative solution like pdf.js/
But that doesn't mean we have to offer an inferior alternative. Whether you
can / wish to use it or not, not our problem.
https://www.gnu.org/licenses/why-not-lgpl.en.html - "Why you shouldn't use the
Lesser GPL for your next library"
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel System Software Products
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