Licenses in kdelibs...

Harald Sitter apachelogger at
Wed Oct 1 15:32:58 BST 2008

On Wednesday 01 October 2008 14:15:16 Peter Antoniac wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed that Frederik said (on kde-core-dev ML) that kdelibs license
> policy is to be LGPL. Still, looking at most of the debian packages
> containing kdelibs copyright notes I read:
> "Unless something else is mentioned, the code files in this package are
> under GPL"
> From:
> And it goes down to all the packages, like libplasma2...etc...
> Is this correct? Do I miss something? Whom should I believe?

I would suggest reading the complete document. There is a list with copyright 
holders and licenses underneath the short licenses, which for kde4libs is 
almost exclusively LGPLv2


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