Re: Qt not truly Free Software yet (?)
- From: Shawn Leas <sleas ixion honeywell com>
- To: Andy Tai <atai ece ucsd edu>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Qt not truly Free Software yet (?)
- Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 16:41:38 -0600 (CST)
On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Andy Tai wrote:
> Qt is not truly free yet. One key characteristic of Free Software is to
> allow code reuse, and QPL does not allow reuse of Qt's code (i.e, you cannot
> take a part of Qt and put it into another program like porting the painting
> interface to gtk).
> QPL is taking advantage of a bug in the Open source definition.
This discussion is OVER. The authers of what is now known as
Open Source have put their stamp of approval on it.
Go away, KDE is now free, end discussion. I'm an avid user of
both GNOME and KDE. Why not work on cooperating?
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