Linked by Andrew Youll on Wed 6th Jul 2005 06:25 UTC, submitted by Timothy R. Butler
Qt Thinking on the issue of licensing and KDE, an old hymn came to the mind of OfB's Tim Butler. "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 he suggests its biggest licensing issue remains: the GPL. Read more at
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by rm6990 on Wed 6th Jul 2005 11:18 UTC
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Anyway what happened to all the benefits of open source? The wider range of eyes leading to bugs getting fixed quicker and more security? Anyway, where are all the little software houses developing low-cost closed software for the GTK toolkit? I've never seen closed commercial software for GTK, nor any shareware scene for Gnome. I don't think the community would accept it.

The latest VMWare is Gnome HIG compliant and uses GTK+

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