[Development] Change in open-source licensing of Qt Wayland Compositor, Qt Application Manager and Qt PDF

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Fri Oct 11 02:05:54 CEST 2019

Tuukka Turunen wrote:
> Qt PDF is a new module, which has not been released earlier despite the
> pre-release code being available. Changing the license to GPLv3 will allow
> The Qt Company to support the module going forward.

But this license change makes the module effectively useless for the 
community because we already have a GPLv3-licensed implementation,
Poppler-Qt. The more liberal license was the only added value of PDFium.

        Kevin Kofler

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