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Non-GPL fee software such as Mozilla can't use Qt without paying licensing fees.
Not true, and besides, Mozilla is triple-licensed (MPL/GPL/LGPL) anyway.
Gtk+ versus Qt
Posted Mar 22, 2007 8:43 UTC (Thu) by myopiate (guest, #41091)
But if I want to use Qt, my software still has to be GPL (or FSF compatible) or I need to pay for a commercial license. Does this promote free software, or is it a sales pitch?
In modern computing, a windowing toolkit is amlost as ubiquitous as Libc. Would GNU Libc be where it is today if it were GPL or pay money?
Posted Mar 22, 2007 10:49 UTC (Thu) by BlueLightning (subscriber, #38978)
FSF or OSI approved licenses. That covers a huge range of
licenses. If you want something else, it's likely that you're trying to
do something that would allow people to bypass the commercial Qt
The fact of the matter is, Qt would not be where it is today
without the money that Trolltech gets from commercial licensing.
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