[Ilugc] SOFTWARE FREEDOM DAY 2006- SEPT 16

Chakkaradeep C C chaks.yoper at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 19:11:56 IST 2006


Hi,

On 6/20/06, Binand Sethumadhavan <binand at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 20/06/06, Pushparajan V <vprajan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ur argu is abs correct?.. but Qt comes under licensing now.. the bad
> > proprietary regim by trolltech.. worst isn't it.
>
> No. Qt is under dual licensing, one of which is the GPL. I am not even
> going into your obvious lack of knowledge of licensing issues here.


Yes Qt is free for personal use and if you commercialise your Qt Product,
you need to buy the Commercial license/Qt from Trolltech .Everything is not
free in this world :)

>  but iam not sure 90%+- software where not under GNU. is that true?
>
> http://sourceforge.net says: Registered Projects: 122,886
> http://directory.fsf.org/GNU/ says: 4,788 packages indexed
>
> That works out to about 4%. Or in other words, 96% of all software is
> non-GNU. Not that SF is not the final authority on the number of Free
> Software projects out there.
>
> Binand
> _______________________________________________
> To unsubscribe, email ilugc-request at ae.iitm.ac.in with
> "unsubscribe <password> <address>"
> in the subject or body of the message.
> http://www.ae.iitm.ac.in/mailman/listinfo/ilugc
>



-- 
Regards,
C.C.Chakkaradeep,
Novatium Solutions Limited,Chennai.
http://www.novatium.com
http://www.yoper.com
http://wiki.freespire.org/index.php/Freespire_Community_Board_Home

--
"Sometimes it's better not to ask - or to listen - when people tell you
something can't be done. I didnt ask for permission or approval. I just went
ahead and did it."  - from "Direct from Dell"


More information about the ilugc mailing list