ANN: PyQt v4.8.1 Released

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Sun Nov 7 18:01:22 CET 2010

On 2010-11-07 08:39 , Дамјан Георгиевски wrote:
>>> Given the context, "PyQt is available under the GPL and a commercial
>>> license," the commercial license Phil is talking about is not the
>>> GPL.
>> Which is a wrong interpretation of “commercial”.
> But he is not interpreting either “commercial” or GPL.
> What he says is: here's the code for free (gratis, no price) under the
> GPL, but if you don't like it, I also offer it commercially (under an
> undisclosed license, maybe a custom one as required by the client).

Right. In this case, "commercial" describes the way he is offering the license, 
not what uses of the software the license allows. Everyone here knew exactly 
what he meant.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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