IDE for Python

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Aug 24 05:37:55 CEST 2007


Ricardo Aráoz wrote:
> I V wrote:
>> On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 21:23:25 -0300, Ricardo Aráoz wrote:
>>> 	Do you know if for in-house development a GPL license applies? (Qt4
>>> and/or Eric4).
>> (I'm not sure if I've understood your question right)
>>
>> If you distribute an app that _uses_ PyQT, you have to comply with the GPL
>> (or buy a license from Trolltech), but note that this doesn't really have
>> anything to do with Eric4. Running Eric4 doesn't require a license (either
>> the GPL or Trolltech), and code you write using Eric4 doesn't have to be
>> licensed according to the GPL either.
> 
> I think they key word would be 'distribute'. I don't plan to distribute
> the software. It will be used in-house for a commercial company which
> pays for my time, they'll keep the source code but they won't be
> distributing or selling it. Am I ok with QT4 ? (this is Windows).
> 
First: I am not a lawyer, so you should ask the licensor. But it seems 
to me that if the company you contract to (i.e. the end user) pays for 
the license there is little to cause anyone problems.

regards
  Steve
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