Does the ASU resolve the Qtopia license issue?

Bin Chen binary.chen at
Sat May 24 14:24:37 CEST 2008

On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 6:06 PM, Al Johnson
<openmoko at> wrote:
> On Saturday 24 May 2008, Bin Chen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> As I know, Qtopia phone edition is not free if we get the full
>> functioned version! The commercial use should pay fee to Trolltech. Is
>> it OK for Openmoko?
>> Thanks.
>> Bin
> This was true, but last September Trolltech changed the licensing to include
> GPL v2.
> "To coincide with the porting of Qtopia to this open platform, Trolltech is
> also announcing that for the first time Qtopia Phone Edition--and all its
> components--will be completely available under both the open source GPL
> license (version 2) and a commercial development license. Until now some
> Qtopia components, like the telephony, DRM and the safe execution environment
> software stacks, were only available under the commercial development
> license. The full open source release of Qtopia Phone Edition is the latest
> example of Trolltech's longstanding commitment to its dual licensing model
> that combines the best of commercial and open source software development."

So how about the telephony parts of QT in moko, we need to develop by
ourself or use commercial version instead?


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