Is there a graphical GUI builder?

Steve Simmons square.steve at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 11:18:52 CET 2013


On 21/02/2013 11:08, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 8:20 PM, PythonAB <python at rgbaz.eu> wrote:
>> On 21 feb 2013, at 04:45, Michael Torrie wrote:
>>
>>> On 02/20/2013 12:44 AM, Steve Simmons wrote:
>>>> 2. Qt isn't 'free' (depending on what you are going to be doing with it)
>>>> - read the licensing rules.
>>> How so? It's LGPL. You can't get much freer than that.  Both in terms of
>>> code and developer freedom, and proprietary freedom.
>> well that can be discussed... (BSD, MIT, Apache, CDDL)
> You can argue about which is the "best" license to use (I don't
> personally like the GPL and LGPL, and don't use them on my creations),
> but Steve's description that its free status depends on what you're
> doing with it implies a fairly major violation of the principles of
> software freedom, which I would expect *all* the popular open-source
> licenses to be correct on.
>
> ChrisA
I downloaded my copy when Qt was in Nokia's hands at which time there 
was a paid for license for commercial development and a 'free' community 
license.   I thought that situation remained but if things have changed 
since the change of ownership (guardianship?), then I apologise for 
being out of date - as so many parts of me are :-)

Steve



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