XnView MP license.

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Oki
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XnView MP license.

Post by Oki » Tue Nov 18, 2008 4:42 pm

I was wondering under what sort of license XnView MP is developed. Because if Author of this application doesn't have commercial license for QT library, it must be developed under General Public License.
From Trolltech's/Nokia's website wrote:Open Source version of Qt are subject to the terms of the
GPL (General Public License), as are any applications buit
with it. If you want to be free to choose other licenses,
including commercial licensing, choose a commercial evaluation.
This means that everyone who is interested should have access to source code. So... Some anonymous read-only SVN repository would be nice. :)

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Re: XnView MP license.

Post by xnview » Tue Nov 18, 2008 4:45 pm

Oki wrote: This means that everyone who is interested should have access to source code. So... Some anonymous read-only SVN repository would be nice. :)
:-) Sorry but i use the commercial license of QT
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Re: XnView MP license.

Post by Oki » Tue Nov 18, 2008 5:07 pm

xnview wrote::-) Sorry but i use the commercial license of QT
To bad really... I'm just curious, is it something particully wrong with GPL license? I mean all graphic viewers for Linux that I have tried more less suck. Current XnView for Linux is from Middlle Ages or sometime around. Maybe GPL license could speed up process of developing XnView MP. Oh and at least I could be able to compile against QTlibs that I installed in my system.

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Re: XnView MP license.

Post by xnview » Tue Nov 18, 2008 5:14 pm

Oki wrote:Oh and at least I could be able to compile against QTlibs that I installed in my system.
I use modified QT libs
But why do you want to build it??
Pierre.

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Re: XnView MP license.

Post by Oki » Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:01 pm

xnview wrote:But why do you want to build it??
Because I use uber super hiper cool GCC flags and You don't. OK seriously as far as I'm concerned I don't have to build it. When I didn't know that You are using modified QTlibs I just thought "Why do I need another set of QTlibs in my system". After that I tried to run it and I got

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Cannot mix incompatible Qt libraries
Aborted
Then I tried

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oki@oki-kubuntu:~/XnViewMP$ LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/oki/XnViewMP/ ./xnview
That didn't worked either and I couldn't be bothered any more :). Further on My GPL point: It makes communists Open Source people happy, makes package makers happy, makes Gentoo users happy, application can be shiped witch wide range of Linux distros. You know... Developing under GPL You saving The Planet and making better tomorrow for all computer users around The World. I just wrote it to get from You answer to My question from previous post. :>

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Re: XnView MP license.

Post by xnview » Wed Nov 19, 2008 8:09 am

Oki wrote:

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Cannot mix incompatible Qt libraries
Aborted
Then I tried

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oki@oki-kubuntu:~/XnViewMP$ LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/oki/XnViewMP/ ./xnview
I'll upload a version next week that fix this issue
Pierre.

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