Re: licensing issue

Gtk+ is distributed under the "Lesser General Public License" (LGPL), not 
the "General Public License" (GPL).

You do not have to distribute the source of your Gtk+ program.  You are 
free to use Gtk+ to make a propietary program and keep your source code 

On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 06:27:36AM -0700, ck wrote:
> I would like to develop a computer program which will
> be supplied with our equipment to our customer.  I am
> thinking about using GTK for user interface of the
> program which is proprietary.  GkT licensing term is 
> "GTK+ is free software and part of the GNU Project.
> However, the licensing terms for GTK+, the GNU LGPL,
> allow it to be used by all developers, including those
> developing proprietary software, without any license
> fees or royalties".  But I am not sure whether or not
> I have to give the source code of the program together
> with the GKT source, which I think is the requirement
> of GNU GPL.  Please clarify this before I begin to use
> GTK. Thanks 
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