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Information about licenses of third-party code used in Qt. Qt contains some code that is not provided under the the GNU General Public License (GPL) or the Qt Commercial License Agreement, but rather under specific licenses from the original authors. This page lists the licenses used, names the authors, and links to the places where it is used.

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See also: Licenses for Fonts Used in Qt for Embedded Linux


Copyright (c) 1998 by Bjorn Reese <breese@imada.ou.dk>

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ``AS IS'' AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE AUTHORS AND CONTRIBUTORS ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY IN ANY CONCEIVABLE MANNER.


Parts of the FreeType projects have been modified and put into Qt for use in the painting subsystem. These files are ftraster.h, ftraster.c, ftgrays.h and ftgrays.c. The following modifications has been made to these files: See src/3rdparty/freetype/docs/FTL.txt and src/3rdparty/freetype/docs/GPL.txt for license details.
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