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Trolltech GPL Exception 1.2
Trolltech GPL Exception version v1.2
Trolltech is now The Qt Company
Trolltech GPL Exception version 1.2
Additional rights granted beyond the GPL (the "Exception").
As a special exception to the terms and conditions of GPL version 2.0 or GPL
version 3.0, 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
version 2.0 or GPL version 3.0 and this exception.
1) The right to use Open Source Licenses not compatible with the GNU
General Public License version 2.0 or GNU General Public License version
3.0: 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 (as set forth in the addendum file)
BSD license "July 22 1999"
Common Development and Distribution
License (CDDL) 1.0
Common Public License 1.0
Eclipse Public License 1.0
GNU Library or "Lesser"
General Public License (LGPL) 2.0, 2.1, 3.0
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 1.0
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 file GPL_Exception_Addendum.txt in your source package).
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.
C) Your or any other contributor's rights to:
i) distribute the source code of Your Software to anyone for
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 ac cordance with the terms and conditions of the
Qt Commercial License Agreement.