[Interest] Deploying open-source Qt-based applications to the AppStore

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Thu Mar 29 15:46:07 CEST 2018

29.03.2018, 15:55, "Jaime Robles" <jaime at robles.es>:
> How dowe appstore violate lgpl?
> You can publish binaries and your sources in wherever you want... that would fulfil licenses...
> I am wrong?

AppStore terms add restrictions on what user can do with software, which gets in conflict with
rights mandated by (L)GPL, and ability to get source code is not the only such right.

See https://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/more-about-the-app-store-gpl-enforcement

>> AFAIK, Apple was never banned (L)GPL code from AppStore without request from
>> copyright holders of that code. Copyright holders of Qt might want do this, as
>> AppStore rules violate LGPL.


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