[Interest] Qt "Tools" GPLv3 Exception 1 Confusion

Jean-Michaël Celerier jeanmichael.celerier at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 09:13:57 CEST 2016

I think, by reading the whole paragraph, that you don't have the right
to make for instance a tool that "wraps" moc / uic / rcc and use it under
a non-LGPLv3 license.

On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 9:11 AM, Jean-Michaël Celerier <
jeanmichael.celerier at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 2:41 AM, d3fault <d3faultdotxbe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> So since I wrote /path/to/main.cpp in Qt Creator, it’s “output from
>> this application”, and since it generates itself, it “generates output
>> from this application in it’s original […] form”.
> I don't think that this is relevant to QtCreator because QtCreator has no
> "output" per se,
>  it only calls your compiler (which may be g++, clang, msvc...) behind the
> scenes.
> And saving a text file can even less be considered an output I think,
> imagine if the people making sheets of paper were able to assert their
> copyright over
> whatever you write on it ?
> But IANAL :)
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