[SciPy-user] Re[2]: ANN: Veusz 0.5 - a scientific plotting package

Gerard Vermeulen gerard.vermeulen at grenoble.cnrs.fr
Mon Apr 18 23:15:04 CDT 2005


On Mon, 18 Apr 2005 18:57:06 -0700
Robert Kern <rkern at ucsd.edu> wrote:

> Alan G Isaac wrote:
> > On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, Jeremy Sanders apparently wrote: 
> > 
> >>There may be licence issues here of course. 
> > 
> > 
> > Indeed.  Have you considered the modified BSD license 
> > or the (recent) License of Python?  
> > http://www.fsf.org/licensing/licenses/license-list.html
> > Or does the use of PyQT make this impossible?
> 
> No, it doesn't. The modified BSD license is compatible with the GPL.
> 
> But please don't use the PSF License. It has proper names embedded in it.
> 
If you do not use commercial licensed releases of PyQt and Qt, you
are using the GPL versions.  This implies that you have to release
your software based on PyQt also under the GPL license.

The modified BSD being compatible with the GPL does not mean that
you can release GPL derived works under the BSD license.

Gerard



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