Re: closed source application using gtk?

Stephan Kotze <Stephank tuks co za> writes:
> I'm new to this newsgroup, and to opensource in general so please bear
> with me. 
> Am I allowed to write closed source commercial software using the gtk
> libraries, and not pay for using gtk? (unlike qt)
> (I have to write a program for a large firm that requires a gui)
> Thus far I have ascertained that I can if I dynamically link to the gtk
> libs, because gtk uses the lesser-gpl.

Yes, that's correct. You should be sure you read and understand the
LGPL itself though (and get legal advice if necessary).


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