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Re: samba license change



Alan Cox wrote:
On Wed, Oct 10, 2007 at 11:30:48AM +0000, Kevin Kofler wrote:
only. So KDE can't do anything without Trolltech, and Trolltech is still in the "evaluating their options" phase.

Well I'm sure the added urgency will help them prioritise

Also be aware that if the problem gets solved, it will be solved only for KDE 4, KDE 3 relies on Qt 3 which is not supported by Trolltech anymore, so the chances for that to change its license are essentially nil.

Thats a curious claim. If anything its easier to grant an extra licence consent on a product you no longer support and market under other parallel
proprietary licences than one you do.

Doesn't everyone who has ever contributed code have to agree to a change unless it had the "gplv2 or newer" clause to begin with - unless they also turned over ownership of the copyright to someone else?

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  Les Mikesell
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