[Qt-creator] License update! Please check license template!

Peter K├╝mmel syntheticpp at gmx.net
Sat Jan 16 11:45:02 CET 2016



Am 15.01.2016 um 15:46 schrieb Hunger Tobias:
> In essence Qt Creator will be GPL (with exception) from here on out. This
> effects the master branch of the Qt Creator repository. The stable branches are
> not going to get updated to the new licensing scheme.

Strange; change from LGPL to GPL without any discussions.

Is this again the idea, "if we don't GPL our code someone else earns MY 
money" misbelief?


>
> Please take a bit of time and check whether the patches change the copyright in
> unintended ways, especially if you have contributed code to Qt Creator. I think
> I managed to keep all information in the headers intact, but please help to make
> sure. Checking and double-checking all this information is tedious work and I
> might have done some unintended changes.
>
> Please also check your license template: Please use the one we ship with Qt
> Creator in dist/copyright_template.txt (after adapting the copyright information
> of course)! This file is already updated in git (master branch).
>
> The first patch of the set is here:
> https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/146218/
>
> Please help reviewing the patches!
>
>
> The commercial plugins that are effected by the agreement are currently getting
> a similar license update and will get merged into the master branch once that is
> complete.
>
> Best Regards,
> Tobias
>



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