[kde-solaris] Re: KDE on Solaris Companion CD
Mon Feb 24 19:56:41 2003
Right. The Qt licensing issue is not that it hurts Sun directly but that it
might discourage some vendors from developing for the platform. But I'm not
sure if I really buy into that theory. It's unfortunate the way things went
since right now KDE is looking like the better desktop.
-- Russ LeBar x3355
From: Eva Brucherseifer [mailto:email@example.com]
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
> 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
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.