"I can't say I expect this message to be seen at this stage
amidst all the confusion that a KDE-license-problems message on
Slashdot usually entails, but I feel I must nevertheless write it
as someone directly involved."
"I am a Debian developer. I'm also one of the people who
worked with Troll Tech in writing the QPL, the license under which
Qt version 2 is licensed. I made it through several revisions with
them and am even mentioned on their page for the efforts I put into
it. I took a lot of fire from a lot of people on a lot of different
sides for my work. I'm not sure it was worth it."
"My goal was a license which met our Debian Free Software
Guidelines and was also compatible with the GPL. I succeeded with
the former, but apparently not the latter. The reaction from
commercial distributions such as Red Hat often makes me wonder if
my "victory" in a free Qt license was actually miserable
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