[Ilugc] SOFTWARE FREEDOM DAY 2006- SEPT 16

Pushparajan V vprajan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 20 19:46:52 IST 2006


yup sorry.. and thanks for the info.. iam new into the LUG. its really great
to find many info here.

Thanks
vprajan

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.
>
> >  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
>



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