why kdelibs?

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sun Oct 31 15:39:43 GMT 2010

On Sunday, 31 de October de 2010 01:29:41 Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> that's not his point. the contribution model won't get us anywhere
> kde-wise until nokia discards the stupid contribution agreement. it
> blocks any kde code reuse unless all relevant contributors happen to be
> still around and agree with it, and it repels many potential
> contributors because of its inherently non-free nature. and given the
> revenue it actually enables, i wonder whom we are trying to kid here.

No one.

It's quite clear what it's for and that it creates an imbalance. No one is 
trying to kid anyone.

It's not going away either. The only thing that might happen is a change to 
another license.

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