Eric3 + Qt licensing [was Re: The IDE question]

Jarek Zgoda jzgoda at gazeta.usun.pl
Sat Oct 16 01:09:04 CEST 2004


Ville Vainio <ville at spammers.com> pisze:

>    Jarek> software. But as you may have read in GNU Public License,
>    Jarek> if you link to non-free library, you must give special
>    Jarek> permission in your license statement (as in the case of Psi
>    Jarek> Jabber client). Since Eric3 is GPL-ed
> 
> I don't think GPL allows linking with non-free stuff at all. Not even
> with special permissions. If it does, it's not GPL but some other,
> GPL-like license.

No, it's perfectly legal.

http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#TOCGPLIncompatibleLibs

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