Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 28th Apr 2006 13:59 UTC
Gnome "Despite the head start that KDE enjoyed, the large number of KDE users and developers, and Linus Torvalds personally endorsing KDE, GNOME has won the desktop environment battle. The final victory came with the third piece of a corporate trifecta, giving GNOME the official nod from Red Hat, Sun Microsystems, and finally Novell. The question is, will the triumph of GNOME lead to the rise or downfall of the Linux desktop?" Run Forrest! Run!
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RE[5]: this article is a troll
by Dima on Fri 28th Apr 2006 20:31 UTC
Dima
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2006-04-06

That's not what I'm asking...

KDE libraries use Qt. Qt is licensed as GPL. KDE libraries are licensed as LGPL. How does that work?

And, can I use only LGPL'ed KDE libraries in a closed-source application, and not buy a Qt license?

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