[kde-community] How Qt will stay Free; License update

Olaf Schmidt-Wischhöfer ojschmidt at kde.org
Wed Jan 27 06:17:07 UTC 2016


Hi,

Am Donnerstag, 14. Januar 2016, 21:39:28 schrieb Martin Konold:
> Am Donnerstag, 14. Januar 2016, 09:24:29 schrieb Jonathan Riddell:
> > One question I heard was does this mean e.g. Qt Quick Compiler is now (or
> > with next Qt version) free software?
> 
> All components that are part of Qt for Application development must be
> published under an opensource license compatible with the new agreement
> within 3 months.

I understood that they have been submitted to Qt Project under the licenses, 
and will be part of Qt 5.7.

> The Qt Quick Compiler is deprecated and the Qt Company is obliged to provide
> an improved opensource implementation of such a component as part of the Qt
> Free Edition before the end of 2016.

The new compiler is aimed for Qt 5.8.

Best regards, Olaf



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