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trolltech-gpl-exception-1.1
short_name
Trolltech GPL Exception 1.1
name
Trolltech GPL Exception version v1.1
category
Copyleft
owner
Trolltech
homepage_url
https://doc.qt.io/archives/4.3/license-gpl-exceptions.html
notes
Trolltech is now The Qt Company
is_exception
True
spdx_license_key
LicenseRef-scancode-trolltech-gpl-exception-1.1
license_text
Trolltech GPL Exception Version 1.1

Additional rights granted beyond the GPL (the "Exception").

As a special exception to the terms and conditions of version 2.0 of the GPL, Trolltech hereby grants you the rights described below, provided you agree to the terms and conditions in this Exception, including its obligations and restrictions on use.

Nothing in this Exception gives you or anyone else the right to change the licensing terms of the Qt Open Source Edition.

Below, "Licensed Software" shall refer to the software licensed under the GPL and this exception.

1) The right to use Open Source Licenses not compatible with the GNU General Public License: You may link software (hereafter referred to as "Your Software") against the Licensed Software and/or distribute binaries of Your Software linked against the Licensed Software, provided that:

A) Your Software is licensed under one of the following licenses:

License name    Version(s)/Copyright Date
Academic Free License   2.0, 2.1, 3.0
Apache Software License 1.0 or 1.1
Apache License  2.0
Apple Public Source License 2.0
Artistic license    From Perl 5.8.0
BSD license "July 22 1999"
Common Public License   1.0
Eclipse Public License  1.0
GNU Library or "Lesser" General Public License (LGPL)   2.0 or 2.1
Jabber Open Source License  1.0
MIT License (as set forth in the addendum file)
Mozilla Public License (MPL)    1.0 or 1.1
Open Software License   2.0, 3.0
OpenSSL license (with original SSLeay license)  "2003" ("1998")
PHP License 3.0
Python license (CNRI Python License)    (as set forth in the addendum file)
Python Software Foundation License  2.1.1
Q Public License    v1.0
Sleepycat License   "1999"
W3C License "2001"
X11 License X11R6.6
Zlib/libpng License (as set forth in the addendum file)
Zope Public License 2.0, 2.1

(Licenses without a specific version number or date are reproduced in the Addendum to the Trolltech GPL Exception Version 1.0.

and

B) You must, on request, make a complete package including the complete source code of Your Software (as defined in the GNU General Public License version 2, section 3, but excluding anything excluded by the special exception in the same section) available to Trolltech under the same license as that granted to other recipients of the source code of Your Software.

and

C) Your or any other contributor's rights to:

i) distribute the source code of Your Software to anyone for any purpose;

and

ii) publicly discuss the development project for Your Software and its goals in any form and in any forum

are not prohibited by any legal instrument, including but not limited to contracts, non-disclosure agreements, and employee contracts.

2) The right to link non-Open Source applications with pre-installed versions of the Licensed Software: You may link applications with binary pre-installed versions of the Licensed Software, provided that such applications have been developed and are deployed in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Qt Commercial License Agreement.