ANN: PyQt v4.8.1 Released

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Sat Nov 6 18:38:03 CET 2010

On 11/6/10 2:34 AM, Steve Holden wrote:
> On 11/5/2010 6:14 PM, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
>> In message<oj46q7-v2l.ln1 at>, Дамјан Георгиевски
>> wrote:
>>>>> PyQt is available under the GPL and a commercial license.
>>>> Surely you mean “proprietary” rather than “commercial”. There is
>>>> nothing about the GPL that prevents “commercial” use.
>>> I think he means a license that *he* sells comercially :)
>> Presumably that’s a proprietary licence.
> I don't see why. GPL v2, for example, has nothing to say about the price
> charged for the software: simply that the source must be made available.

Given the context, "PyQt is available under the GPL and a commercial license," 
the commercial license Phil is talking about is not the GPL.

Robert Kern

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