Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Apr 2007 20:59 UTC
Qt "Trolltech today announced the start of the Qtopia Greenphone Developer Challenge, a global contest for innovative development of Linux-based mobile phone applications. Entrants can create their applications using either the community or commercial version of Qtopia Phone Edition."
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It has a horrendous license
by lindkvis on Tue 17th Apr 2007 10:37 UTC
lindkvis
Member since:
2006-11-21

From this review:
http://linuxlookup.com/review/trolltech_qtopia_greenphone_and_sdk_r...

“...This device may only be used with Trolltech’s Qtopia Software. You may not use this device in any other hardware/software combination other than in the combination of hardware and software that was delivered to you...”

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RE: It has a horrendous license
by camel on Tue 17th Apr 2007 10:39 in reply to "It has a horrendous license"
camel Member since:
2005-06-29

Please read until the finish:

Addendum
Shortly after publishing this review, we were contacted by Trolltech in regards to the concerns we had over the licensing of the Greenphone. As a response, Trolltech has since changed the wording in its licensing with respect to the openness of the hardware. The entire LinuxLookup.com team is pleased that Trolltech took our comments constructively and worked quickly to rectify the situation. We hope that these changes will help the Greenphone do well as an open mobile development platform and that many new free/open source projects flourish as a result.

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sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

Nice that they fixed the license. Trolltech has a long history of having to be persuaded to do the right thing with licenses.

One would think that they'd have figured it out for themselves by now.

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