[PyQt] PyQt Licensing

Simon Edwards simon at simonzone.com
Tue May 12 07:39:52 BST 2009


A Corsaire wrote:
 > I do think that this is a
> worst-case outcome for the Python community as a whole. It means that 
> PyQt development won't open up and become more community driven, that we 
> (and other customers) still have to worry about the 
> what-if-Phil-gets-hit-by-a-bus scenario,

Is this the classic "What happens to my FOSS / closed source application 
if Riverbank disappears?" problem? (Also known as Bus Factor 1) How big 
is the concern seriously? This sounds like the same situation that KDE 
was in when Qt was QPL/GPL, incidentally.


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