License Changes

Changes in Qt and Third Party Modules released with Qt that are relevant to licensing.

Qt 5.14.0

Qt Core Module

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.30.1.

Qt Wayland Compositor

The compositor module is no longer available under the GPLv2 and LGPLv3 licenses, but is still available under GPLv3 and commercial licenses.

  • The xdg-output-unstable-v1 protocol version 2 was added under the MIT License.
  • The idle-inhibit-unstable-v1 protocol version 1 was added under the MIT License.

Qt Wayland QPA plugin

  • The primary-selection-unstable-v1 protocol version 1 was added under the MIT License.

Qt 5.13.2

Qt GUI Module

  • X Server helper was added under X11 License and Historical Permission Notice and Disclaimer license.
  • Adobe Glyph List For New Fonts version 1.7 was added under BSD 3-Clause "New" or "Revised" License.

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.29.0.

Qt 5.13.1

Qt Core Module

Unicode Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) got updated to upstream version v35.1

Qt Image Formats

WebP (libwebp) got updated to upstream version 1.0.3.

Qt 5.13.0

Qt Core Module

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.28.0.

Qt GUI Module

  • LibJPEG-turbo got updated to upstream version 2.0.2.
  • LibPNG got updated to upstream version 1.6.37.

Qt DBUS Module

The libdus-1 headers got updated to upstream version 1.12.12.

Qt Wayland

  • The fullscreen-shell-unstable-v1 version 1 was added under the MIT License.
  • The linux-dmabuf-unstable-v1 protocol version 3 was added under the MIT License.
  • The wayland protocol got updated to version 1.16.0.
  • The wl-scaler protocol version 2 was added under the MIT License.
  • The wp-viewporter protocol version 1 was added under the MIT License.

Qt 5.12.6

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.29.0.

Qt 5.12.5

Qt GUI Module

Use of Adobe Glyph List For New Fonts under the BSD-3-Clause license is now documented.

Qt Image Formats

WebP (libwebp) got updated to upstream version 1.0.3.

Qt 5.12.4

Qt GUI Module

LibPNG got updated to upstream version 1.6.37.

Qt Core Module

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.28.0.

Qt 5.12.3

Qt GUI Module

The license of Wintab API was now classified as 'Custom' instead of 'Public Domain'.

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.27.1.

Qt 5.12.2

Qt GUI Module

  • Freetype 2 got updated to upstream version 2.9.1.
  • LibPNG got updated to upstream version 1.6.36. libpng License 2 added at same time.

Qt Image Formats

WebP (libwebp) got updated to upstream version 1.0.2.

Qt 5.12.1

Qt Core Module

Qt GUI Module

xkbcommon was removed from 3rd party sources and we are not bundling that library any more.

Qt Image Formats

WebP (libwebp) got updated to upstream version 1.0.1. libtiff got updated to upstream version 4.0.10.

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.26.0.

Qt Virtual Keyboard Module

The version information for Lipi Toolkit got updated.

Qt Wayland Compositor Module

The usage of Wayland EGLStream Controller Protocol under MIT license is now documented.

Qt 5.12.0

Qt 3D Module

Use of Miramar Skybox Textures is now documented.

Qt Core Module

Qt GUI Module

Qt DBUS Module

libdus-1 headers got updated to upstream version 1.12.

Qt Image Formats

  • JasPer got removed.
  • MNG reference library got removed.

Qt Location Module

Qt Test Module

Valgrind got updated to upstream version 3.14.0.

Qt Wayland Compositor Module

Qt WebEngine Module

Chromium and third-party components bundled with it were updated to version 69.0.3497.

Qt 5.11.2

Qt Core Module

PCRE2 got updated to upstream version 10.31.

Qt GUI Module

Qt Location Module

The copyright information and description of Clipper Polygon Clipping Library got updated.

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.24.0.

Qt WebEngine Module

Qt 5.11.1

Qt 3D Module

The use of the nasa-jpl{Jet Propulsion Laboratory Photojournal} in the module is actually limited to the planets-qml example. The attribution has therefore been removed from the module's documentation.

Qt Documentation

Use of the Titillium Web Font in the Coffee demo is now documented.

Qt Image Formats

WebP (libwebp) got updated to version 1.0.0.

Qt 5.11.0

Qt 3D Module

  • The Open Asset Import Library got updated to upstream version 4.1.0.
  • Examples use some assets from Substance Share that are available under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. This is now documented.

Qt Core Module

  • Parts of QTemporaryFile got removed from documentation. The corresponding code got removed already in Qt 5.10.0.
  • The copy of the The Public Suffix List got updated on 2018-01-04.
  • The concluded license for the Unicode Common Locale Data Repository (CLDR) changed to Unicode License Agreement - Data Files and Software (2016). In Qt 5.10 documentation, the component was labelled as Unicode CLDR (Unicode Common Locale Data Repository).
  • The use of the Unicode Character Database (UCD) under the Unicode License Agreement - Data Files and Software (2016). is now documented.

Qt D-Bus Module

Qt D-Bus uses code from libdbus-1 headers that are available under the Academic Free License v2.1, or GNU General Public License v2.0 or later. This is now documented.

Qt GUI Module

Qt Image Formats

Qt Quick Controls 2 Module

Use of Shadow values from Angular Material under MIT License in the Material Style is now documented.

Qt SQL Module

SQLite got updated to upstream version 3.23.1.

Qt Test Module

The concluded license of Linux Performance Events changed to GNU General Public License v2.0 only with Linux Syscall Note.

Qt WebEngine Module

Qt XML Patterns Module

Use of XML Schema under W3C Software Notice and Document License (2015-05-13) is now documented.

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