Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Mar 2011 15:50 UTC, submitted by Geoff Floding
Qt Since the web has a tendency to overstate things: no, Nokia is not selling Qt. Today, Nokia announced that Digia will acquire the Qt Commercial software licensing and professional services business from Nokia. So I repeat: Nokia is not selling Qt.
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The commercial variant is required
by Nth_Man on Mon 7th Mar 2011 16:05 UTC
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> The commercial [license] is required for some niches
> of the market - medical, aerospace, and defence, for
> instance - and also entitles the buyer to professional
> support from Nokia.

You can use the GPL license in medical, aerospace, defence, etc. You can use the LGPL there, too.

And you can purchase support, too, if you use the GPL or LGPL license.

For more details, we can see the "License Comparison Chart" in http://qt.nokia.com/products/licensing

Edited 2011-03-07 16:10 UTC

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