Re: Sco vs. IBM
Thorsten Körner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 19 Jun 2003 15:29:28 +0200
Am Donnerstag, 19. Juni 2003 15:14 schrieb Jesse Pollard:
> On Thursday 19 June 2003 08:03, Martin List-Petersen wrote:
> > Citat Magnus Solvang <email@example.com>:
> > > Quoting jdow (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > > [...]
> > >
> > > | > I believe it's this Norwegian company they write about:
> > > | >
> > > | > http://www.trolltech.com/
> > > |
> > > | If so then say good by to KDE sometime soon....
> > >
> > > How did you arrive at that conclusion? Do you believe that
> > > SCO will destroy everything and everybody related to Linux
> > > when they can make money by suing them? :)
> > > And KDE is not limited to just Linux.
> > Go back and read the forbes article. That was more or less exactly the
> > point of that article.
> It was the original reason Gnome was started. Trolltec had released thier
> toolkit for "free" but not GPL. They then changed the licence a bit, but I
> think they still have some (lot?) control over the toolkit. I believe the
> KDE group did start a re-work to implement an independant version, but I
> don't know how that went.
I think all newer versions of QT are licensed under GPL. And IMHO uses the
KDE-Project QT-Libs that are 'GPLed', so trolltech can't stop the project
from using this Libs.
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