[Qt-creator] License update! Please check license template!
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Sat Jan 16 14:36:26 CET 2016
16.01.2016, 13:45, "Peter Kümmel" <syntheticpp at gmx.net>:
> 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.
If you read contributor agreement carefully, in 3.1 you grant non-exlusive rights to the code you've contributed to The Qt Company "under license terms of The Qt Company's choosing including any Open Source Software license".
> 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:
>> 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
>> Best Regards,
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