[Interest] Change in open-source licensing of Qt Wayland Compositor, Qt Application Manager and Qt PDF
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Oct 18 05:06:52 CEST 2019
On Thursday, 17 October 2019 06:42:27 PDT d3fault wrote:
> This is excellent news. I hope those contributors continue to resist
> the change to GPLv3. As a developer who releases his code under an
> LGPLv3-like license, all of Qt's GPLv3/Commercial modules are useless
> to me.
Please note that there's no such thing as "resist change from LGPLv3 to
GPLv3". The licence allows that. Anyone can take the content, drop the "L"
part and re-publish. The only requirement is to indicate that it's a modified
version, not identical to upstream's.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
Software Architect - Intel System Software Products
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