[PyQt] Does the GPL exception hold for PyQt5?

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Feb 25 21:32:20 GMT 2014

On 25-02-2014 4:31 pm, Darren Dale wrote:
> Hello,
> http://www.riverbankcomputing.com/software/pyqt/license [1] states:
> "If you use the GPL version of PyQt then any code you develop with it
> must be distributed under a compatable license. Like the GPL version
> of Qt, PyQt grants an exception to the GPL that specifies the list of
> licenses that you may use. The full text of the exception can be 
> found
> in the PyQt source package."
> I have read the GPL_EXCEPTION.TXT file that is distributed with the
> PyQt4 sources, but this file is not present in the PyQt5 sources. Do
> the same exceptions apply to PyQt5?

No, but that's not an ideological change. What (GPL incompatible) 
license do you want use?


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