Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 20th Oct 2010 22:22 UTC, submitted by vivainio
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu This is kind of... Well, good news, I suppose? It depends on where you allegiances lie, but it seems like Ubuntu is warming up to the idea of using Qt to develop applications. It's no secret that Qt is a far more advanced development framework than Gtk+, so it only makes sense for Ubuntu - a GNOME/Gtk+ distribution - is looking at it.
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by Lobotomik on Thu 21st Oct 2010 03:26 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: ..."
Lobotomik
Member since:
2006-01-03

Nokia will surely use LGPL as a license for 4.7. Their acts speak to them -- so far.

But even if they preferred to make it proprietary and never released the code, the open source community would still develop an LGPL Qt 4.7. Nokia couldprevent that, even if they wanted.

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by Hiev on Thu 21st Oct 2010 03:29 in reply to "RE[7]: ..."
Hiev Member since:
2005-09-27

Their acts speak to them

That's so true, wasn't Nokia the one who oposed to ogg video as a HTML5 standar? and the one who is know using patents to sue the competence? What does that speak to you? oh and ain't Nokia being acussed of human righs violations an opression?

http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/10/saharkhiz-v-nokia

Edited 2010-10-21 03:34 UTC

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by Morty on Thu 21st Oct 2010 06:39 in reply to "RE[7]: ..."
Morty Member since:
2005-07-06

But even if they preferred to make it proprietary and never released the code, the open source community would still develop an LGPL Qt 4.7.

As it is, not only would the comunity have that option the last Qt release would become released under a BSD license making it possible for anyone to make their own proprietary version if they so wishes.

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