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Re: UI on desktop

Yes - it looks like Kivy was off the plate back then due to license issues and there is some heated discussion about it as you read along. It was all about Kivy using LGPL 3, but they switched to an MIT license since then and at least one App is being sold...


Re: UI on desktop

[`omz on 12 Nov 2012 wrote`](http://omz-forums.appspot.com/pythonista/post/6446385134043136): \[**Kivy**\] *certainly looks interesting, the [LGPL](http://omz-forums.appspot.com/search?forum=pythonista&q=LGPL) license could be problematic though.*


Re: Feature Requests

@DaveR - The inability to use dynamically linked code in the iOS App Store is a technological limitation, with legal limitations (in regard to the LGPL) <b>only as a side effect</b>. The way the App Store DRM works, your copy of any particular app,...


Re: Feature Requests

Apple's rules require that the library is statically linked, so LGPL code is off limits for Pythonista.


Re: Feature Requests

After my post about kivy I saw pudquick's post about licensing earlier in this thread: http://omz-software.com/pythonista/forums/discussion/comment/402#Comment_402 I also looked at what kivy (who also produce the python-for-android environment which I...


Re: Feature Requests

@kamek - Unfortunately, because kivy is LGPL, it's very difficult to use it with an iOS app. The way the licensing of LGPL is intended to work, you either need to a.) be able to freely re-link newer/different versions of the LGPL licensed library into your...


Re: Feature Requests

They claim "Kivy is 100% free to use, under LGPL 3 licence. The toolkit is professionally developed, backed and used. You can use it in a product and sell your product." There are two apps in the App Store using kivy, one is free...


Re: Feature Requests

Certainly looks interesting, the LGPL license could be problematic though.


Re: Feature Requests

@DaveR - The inability to use dynamically linked code in the iOS App Store is a technological limitation, with legal limitations (in regard to the LGPL) <b>only as a side effect</b>. The way the App Store DRM works, your copy of any particular app,...


Re: Feature Requests

Apple's rules require that the library is statically linked, so LGPL code is off limits for Pythonista.


Re: Feature Requests

After my post about kivy I saw pudquick's post about licensing earlier in this thread: http://omz-software.com/pythonista/forums/discussion/comment/402#Comment_402 I also looked at what kivy (who also produce the python-for-android environment which I...


Re: Feature Requests

@kamek - Unfortunately, because kivy is LGPL, it's very difficult to use it with an iOS app. The way the licensing of LGPL is intended to work, you either need to a.) be able to freely re-link newer/different versions of the LGPL licensed library into your...


Re: Feature Requests

Certainly looks interesting, the LGPL license could be problematic though.


Re: Feature Requests

They claim "Kivy is 100% free to use, under LGPL 3 licence. The toolkit is professionally developed, backed and used. You can use it in a product and sell your product." There are two apps in the App Store using kivy, one is free...


Re: Feature Requests

@DaveR - The inability to use dynamically linked code in the iOS App Store is a technological limitation, with legal limitations (in regard to the LGPL) <b>only as a side effect</b>. The way the App Store DRM works, your copy of any particular app,...


Re: Feature Requests

Apple's rules require that the library is statically linked, so LGPL code is off limits for Pythonista.


Re: Feature Requests

After my post about kivy I saw pudquick's post about licensing earlier in this thread: http://omz-software.com/pythonista/forums/discussion/comment/402#Comment_402 I also looked at what kivy (who also produce the python-for-android environment which I...


Re: Feature Requests

@kamek - Unfortunately, because kivy is LGPL, it's very difficult to use it with an iOS app. The way the licensing of LGPL is intended to work, you either need to a.) be able to freely re-link newer/different versions of the LGPL licensed library into your...


Re: Feature Requests

They claim "Kivy is 100% free to use, under LGPL 3 licence. The toolkit is professionally developed, backed and used. You can use it in a product and sell your product." There are two apps in the App Store using kivy, one is free...


Re: Feature Requests

Certainly looks interesting, the LGPL license could be problematic though.