"...But I am afraid for Trolltech that it won't play out that
way. The problem for Trolltech is that you still can't sell
commercial software based on Qt without paying Trolltech a license
fee. In contrast, due to the LGPL nature of the GNOME libraries,
you can sell proprietary software based on the GNOME libraries
without paying anyone a cent."
"Now, I personally endorse the fact that Trolltech licenses Qt
for real money. Those folks have done an outstanding job of putting
together a cohesive, stable, well-documented toolkit. If
someone is going to use Qt to build and sell a commercial
application, why shouldn't Trolltech demand a cut of the financial
"But would that have been enough to encourage Eazel or the
others to support Qt and KDE in favor of Gtk and GNOME? I can't
help but wonder."
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