KnowledgeHives Open Source License

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Tue Sep 2 00:06:47 UTC 2008

Sebastian Kruk <sebastian.kruk at> writes:
> I would like to submit for review the KnowledgeHives Open Source
> License.  This license is an extension to Qt License [...]  The
> changes introduced Qt license are suppose to ensure that no one will
> modify those fragments of code which ensures that all instances of our
> system will contribute gathered information back to the main instance.
> [...]

This is clearly not an Open Source license, cf. paragraphs 3, 4 and 8 of
the Open Source definition.

You may be able to achieve your goal by placing the relevant portions of
your code under a restrictive license of your own making while leaving
the rest under the QPL (assuming that the QPL allows QPL code to be
combined freely with non-QPL code - I think it does)

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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