[Interest] Digia to acquire Qt from Nokia

André Somers andre at familiesomers.nl
Tue Aug 14 17:11:51 CEST 2012

Op 14-8-2012 17:06, BRM schreef:
>> 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.
IANAL, but I don't see the ambiguity in the requirements, and our 
company is using Qt under LGPL. And no, that's not not a small hobby 


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