Quantum Map - licence
NIWA Quantum Map is developed by Sourcepole for the National institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand (NIWA) based on Quantum GIS and is released under the same licence and conditions as Quantum GIS.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA.
In addition, as a special exception, the Quantum GIS Development Team gives permission to link the code of this program with the Qt library, including but not limited to the following versions (both free and commercial): Qt/Non-commercial Windows, Qt/Windows, Qt/X11, Qt/Mac, and Qt/Embedded (or with modified versions of Qt that use the same license as Qt), and distribute linked combinations including the two. You must obey the GNU General Public License in all respects for all of the code used other than Qt. If you modify this file, you may extend this exception to your version of the file, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version.
Quantum Map source code
As required by the software licence, the source code is publicly available. This allows users and developers to download and modify the program for their own purposes, or to compile the application for other platforms, such as Linux.
The source code of Quantum Map is available directly from the github repository.
To download with git:
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:mhugent/Quantum-GIS.git
git fetch origin
git checkout nqmap