Re: Pitfalls ?
> % Actually, there has been a GPL
> % of QT available since 2000. See
> % the announcement. Both the embedded
> % X11 versions of QT are available
> % the GPL, and the windows port is
> % available gratis for non-commercial
> Actually that is the pitfall right
> there. The GPL. There's nothing wrong
> with it, but you need to be aware of it.
> *All* programs that are linked to
> qt/free must be GPL. Whereas GTK+, (or
> the GTKMM/libsigc++ bindings) are all
> LGPL which greatly enhances your freedom
> to use the libraries while still
> mainting the open-source nature of the
> libraries themselves. It's a good
> compromise between OSS/Freedom issues
> and proprietary concerns.
Since when it it a problem that non-free software cannot use a free library? Isn't it more right that those who charge for their products get charged by the developers of the libraries upon which their products are built? I do not understand this argument. Earlier, Qt wasn't free, now it is too free?