Open for Business: Debate Without End: KDE and Qt Licensing
Jul 06, 2005, 23:30 (27 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Timothy R. Butler)
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[ Thanks to Timothy R. Butler for this
"Thinking on the issue of licensing and KDE, an old hymn came to
mind. 'As it was in the beginning, is now, And ever shall be...'
Yes, the issue of licensing has been a perennial problem for the
Free/Open Source desktop and I would suggest its biggest licensing
issue remains: the GPL.
"As an author of several small GPL licensed bits of code and a
long time appreciator of what the GPL has accomplished, this is a
strange thing for me to say. I would like to say it is the right
license for just about any job..."