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Re: Cathedrals - was Re: [Fsfe-uk] Free software book?

From: Dave Crossland
Subject: Re: Cathedrals - was Re: [Fsfe-uk] Free software book?
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 17:56:19 +0100

On 03/02/2008, Tom Chance <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Saturday 02 February 2008 18:43:06 Dave Crossland wrote:
> > However, does it matter than KDE is controlled by a single corporation
> > by proxy of QT?
> >
> > Until the Nokia purchase of Trolltech, I wasn't convinced it mattered;
> > if Trolltech did something dumb for the software freedom movement, QT
> > was all GPL so that wouldn't matter, right?
> ...
> If you think the KDE community is controlled by Nokia then you need to
> seriously re-evaluate your opinion of the four freedoms!

Thanks for the useful and interesting rebuttal to my assertion - I'm
convinced single vendor control of QT doesn't matter again :-)


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