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 OfB.biz
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Even if...
by rm6990 on Wed 6th Jul 2005 07:57 UTC
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2005-07-04

Breaking news: KDELibs _are_ LGPL, so you can write closed source software for KDE without problems, as long you have purchased Qt.

And even if they weren't, you could still do what Opera does, use QT without KDE libs. Isn't the primary advantage of using QT is that it is available on so many different platforms...way more than KDE is?

(For example, Windows and QTopia)

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