[Interest] Digia to acquire Qt from Nokia

BRM bm_witness at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 14 17:06:11 CEST 2012

> To: BRM <bm_witness at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [Interest] Digia to acquire Qt from Nokia
> 14.08.2012, 18:50, "BRM" <bm_witness at yahoo.com>:
>>  most of the commercial licensees are sticking with the commercial license 
> because of the ambiguity
>>  with the LGPL and how to apply it; and the fact that while Nokia did do 
> that, they have not provided any
>>  clarity to its use.
> ... while developers of proprietary software, which are not commercial 
> licensees, use LGPL license :)

Some may yes, but I think the general ambiguity left by the LGPL requirements still pushes most towards commercial licenses.
So I don't think it has really changed anything in terms of business.

I could be wrong - only someone familiar with the various deals within Nokia/Digia could really answer that, but that won't likely happen.


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