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Re: QT LTS no longer open source

Unfortunately this has been expected for almost a year.

The rolling branches are still open source, if that means anything.

Sad day for FOSS.

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On Tuesday 12 January 2021 kl. 16:19, Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> QT is no longer applying fixes to the open-source versions of the LTS branches.
> open-core (new features being proprietary) is one thing, but it seems
> surprising to make security fixes proprietary.
> I remember the QT/GTK kerfluffle with gnome and kde long ago, where the
> gnome people were concerned about QT not really being Free Software and
> thinking it best not to use it. It seems they were right :-(
> It seems obvious that there might be a Free maintenance fork, but not
> much else is obvious. I'm curious if anyone knows anything concrete.

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