[Interest] Fwd: vs. Flutter
renehh at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 11:54:55 CET 2019
On Fri, 22 Feb 2019, 13:47 Jean-Michaël Celerier, <
jeanmichael.celerier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cisco did it with an app that uses gstreamer (which is under LGPL) :
> They send it on request, with the proprietary part in a static lib (see at
> the end here :
That is really cool. They even included, scripts to build the app. I'm not
sure you have to go quite that far to be compliant, but awesome
nevertheless. Maybe someone can clarify this further. I.e. Are you
responsible for providing a, or instructions for creating a, working build
environment, in order to be LGPL compliant.
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 6:07 PM Sylvain Pointeau <
> sylvain.pointeau at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you have one example of someone who put a LGPL app in the app store
>> and provided the binary object files?
>> On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 3:58 PM Julius Bullinger <
>> julius.bullinger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 21.02.2019 15:44, Christian Gagneraud wrote:
>>> > Qt is free (on mobile), free as in liberty, as long as your
>>> > application is free, as in liberty.
>>> > That's basic (L)GPL rules.
>>> > Now there's the business rules:
>>> > If you want your (mobile) app to be non-free (as in proprietary), then
>>> > you'll have to pay the Qt company for that. Disregarding the fact that
>>> > you want to make money or not.
>>> Please do not spread this misinformation! As long as you adhere to the
>>> terms of LGPL, you can create non-free, proprietary and closed apps with
>>> Qt (or any other LGPL library for that matter). You only need to make
>>> sure that the user can replace all LGPL parts with their own builds.
>>> The fact that the mobile OS's and app stores make it exceptionally hard
>>> to do that is not an issue with the license terms. If you find a way
>>> that enables the user to replace LGPL parts (for example by dynamic
>>> linking or by making all object files and linking instructions available
>>> on request), that's perfectly valid and legal.
>>> _That_ is a basic LGPL rule.
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