On Fri, 8 Oct 2004 17:34:07 +0900, Alexander Kellett
<ruby-lists / lypanov.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 12:24:45PM +0900, Richard Dale wrote:
> > Well, if I start working on a GPL'd Windows version it would kill any chance
> > of there ever being a commercial version of QtRuby. That's because strictly
> > speaking, you can't start developing some GPL'd Qt software, and then do a
> > commercial version (it's against the commercial license terms). So I would
> > need Trolltech's goodwill. Currently I have that, and they think dynamic
> > languages will be more important in the future. Helping out with any sort
> > of GPL'd Qt Windows software would not be popular with the Trolls. Perhaps
> > the Kexi guy has a commercial Qt license already, so it wouldn't be a
> > problem for him.
> 
> nod. same reason that i'm not interested in
> reusing js's work (though its freaking impressive :))
> hopefully (i'll bring this up with the trolls) we
> can get some alternative option for people working
> on free/opensrc s/w...
> 
> i don't care about commericial. they should be
> paying the trolls for the excellent api design
> they've worked on imo.
> 
> groetjes,
> Alex

I couldn't agree more with you guys.
Let's see how it all works out :-)

best,

                   vruz