[QGIS-Developer] QGIS projects - can they be licensed and/or copyrighted ?

Raymond Nijssen r.nijssen at terglobo.nl
Wed Oct 30 05:00:51 PDT 2019

Hi Bo Victor,

I would say a QGIS project (file) is *content* you create with QGIS and 
not code. And therefore not GPL licensed.

You can also write a top secret letter using LibreOffice, right?

Just my thoughts, didn't look this up in the license text.


On 30-10-19 12:31, Bo Victor Thomsen wrote:
> Hi list -
> During a university lecture about QGIS and licensing (GPL) I got a 
> question about QGIS projects.
> Can a project be copyrighted or licensed differently from QGIS ? We are 
> not talking about plugins - they are always under the same license af 
> QGIS, namely GPL.
> But what about the QGIS projects ? Same license or copyrigt af QGIS 
> itself. Or what ??

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