[kde-solaris] Re: KDE on Solaris Companion CD

Eva Brucherseifer kde-solaris@mail.kde.org
Mon Feb 24 19:50:17 2003

On Monday 24 February 2003 19:22, LeBar, Russell wrote:
> -- Russ LeBar x3355
> I've heard that Qt licensing issues and most of the programmers know C but
> not C++ (or not as well). I'm not sure if I buy into the Qt licensing issue
> though since didn't developers have to buy a Motif license for CDE?

QT is dual-licensed with QPL and GPL and you can choose which license to use.

This means: As long as your code is opensource, you don't have to get a 
license. If you want to develop commercial code under your own license, then 
every developer needs to buy a commercial QT license. 


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bart Whiteley [mailto:whiteley2@llnl.gov]
> > can understand why SUN made GNOME the new default desktop,
> > <snip>
> I can't.  I would be very interested in hearing Sun's reasons for
> this decision, however.