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Re: [libredwg] qcad license

From: R. van Twisk
Subject: Re: [libredwg] qcad license
Date: Fri, 31 May 2013 10:59:59 -0500


we (LibreCAD) can't. LibreCAD is still based on the GPLv2 version of QCad.
Currently there are no plans to change any of LibreCAD's core to what's 
At this moment LibreCAD is in a beta stage and there are still some 
bug's/crashes to solve
before a 2.0.0 will be released. After that it depends a bit on how QCad
and LibreCAD are beeing picked up.

The main problem for LibreCAD is that it's based on a old core and somewhat 
messy code
so it's hard to maintain and fix bugs. 

Who knows what teh future will bring! But in the end, that just depends on the 

On May 31, 2013, at 9:55 AM, gagan <address@hidden> wrote:

> A very great news for all libredwg developers.
> As we all know the core of librecad was qcad and librecad was unable
> to change its license as qcad was based on GPLv2, The happy news is
> Qcad has changed its license to GPLv3 [ 0 ] . So now even librecad can
> change to GPLv3 and hence LibreDWG can be easily integrated into both
> qcad community edition and librecad.
> A forum has been made on librecad mailing list regarding this [ 1 ]
> [ 0 ]
> [ 1 ] 
> -- 
> Thanks
> Gaganjyot

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