[Interest] Qt free software policy

Giuseppe D'Angelo giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
Thu Aug 15 20:29:10 CEST 2019

Il 15/08/19 11:14, Benjamin TERRIER ha scritto:
> Also I never asked for anything free here. I am asking if "GPLv3 only" 
> is and will be the standard licensing scheme for new modules
> made by The Qt Company. I feel that it needs to be made clear, at least 
> so that if an LGPL user need something he knows
> that he should not expect to have it in a future version of Qt, but 
> should rather contribute it himself ensuring that it will be available 
> under LGPL.

I'd say that the decision is always going to be on a module-by-module 
basis. If you want to read something between the lines wrt TQC's 
commercial interests, feel free to do so, but that's not the Qt 
Project's policy.

My 2 c,
Giuseppe D'Angelo | giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com | Senior Software Engineer
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