Source licenses and KAboutData.

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Dec 3 15:24:35 GMT 2007

On Monday 03 December 2007 16:16:28 John Tapsell wrote:
> Thiago,
>   What do mean?
>   There's no reason why I can't distribute a GPLv3 app that uses kde's
> LGPL'ed libraries.

Regardless of the license you chose for your code, the effective license for 
any KDE binary is GPLv2, because that's the most restrictive license in the 
entire chain. It comes from Qt.

The LGPL (or any other less restrictive license) is only applicable to the 
source code itself, of each component individually. Once you build, the GPLv2 
kicks in.

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