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Our project is being released under the GNU-GPL
license. This means that the source code is available to the
public (``open source'') and anyone can make changes in the
code so long as they continue to distribute it under the
There are various reasons for choosing this license:
- We want other people to work on this project as
well. We designed the application to be very flexible and
easy to extend so if people continue working on that, they
can easily add many useful new features.
- Our code uses that icqlib library which is an open
- Opening the source enabled us to get a development
provides many services for developers.