[Development] QtWebEngine and Qt 6 (was: Re: Can your module be included in Qt 6?)

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Jun 26 16:39:01 CEST 2020

On Friday, 26 June 2020 04:12:24 PDT Tuukka Turunen wrote:
> The situation with Qt WebEngine open-source releases during the
> commercial-only LTS phase is slightly unclear still as it has a very large
> 3rd party item it depends on. In essence Qt WebEngine is just bindings of
> the Chromium HTML5 engine to Qt. Intention is to clarify this before Qt 6.0
> is released and the commercial-only LTS phase begins.

Because the module is LGPL-only (no commercial licence), any customer can 
legally turn around and publish the content. So my advice to the Qt Company is 
to keep making open source releases of this module at all times.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel System Software Products

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