[kde-community] Licensing for successor of Oxygen icon theme
staniek at kde.org
Mon Dec 1 21:12:51 GMT 2014
Update: Thanks to Uri it's LGPL3+ now!
thx & bye!
On 27 November 2014 at 17:38, Jaroslaw Staniek <staniek at kde.org> wrote:
> I'd like to ask what license we're going to require for the Breeze
> icons theme , considering it's a successor of Oxygen.
> There's some discussion at
> https://techbase.kde.org/Policies/Licensing_Policy states:
> "Icons in oxygen-icons must be licensed under the LGPL 3 or later
> versions approved by KDE e.V. Icons elsewhere can be licensed under
> any of the terms in section 4 or 5. "
> If Breeze is Oxygen's successor, not the "icons elsewhere", so do you
> think this freedom rule would apply too? So Android apps and
> MPL-licensed LibreOffice can use the icons, and LGPL KDE modules
> (frameworks) can re-use the Breeze art-work. Also web sites. And the
> results can be compiled in LGPL objects if needed, finally used with
> GPL-incompatible Qt Quick apps.
>  https://github.com/NitruxSA/plasma-next-icons
> regards, Jaroslaw Staniek
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regards, Jaroslaw Staniek
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