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Re: Nokia wants to buy Trolltech



On Jan 28, 2008 1:16 PM, Yaakov Nemoy <loupgaroublond gmail com> wrote:
> On Jan 28, 2008 1:50 PM, Matej Cepl <mcepl redhat com> wrote:
> > On 2008-01-28, 15:32 GMT, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> > > On Jan 28, 2008 9:28 AM, Jos Vos <jos xos nl> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> FYI: Nokia wants to buy Trolltech:
> > >>
> > >> http://trolltech.com/company/newsroom/announcements\
> > >> /press.2008-01-28.4605718236
> > >
> > > I think it is past-tense now, http://trolltech.com/28012008/28012008
> >
> > Isn't this weird -- what about their using Gnome in Maemo?
>
> Not to knock Gnome or GTK+, but QT is a more robust framework.  QT in
> C++ is easier to program than GTK+ in C.  QT has alot of constructs in
> it for data containers and multithreading, which if I understand
> correctly, are better than GTK+ on a technical standpoint.  From a
> desktop perspective, things like application resizing and other
> graphical aspects 'perform better' than GTK+ programs.  I'm sure
> Benjamin Kreuter is going to argue the flexibility of KParts as well.
>
> I think Nokia either might just be hedging their bets, or actually
> plan on using a QT framework for something.
>
> -Yaakov

Also, Qt is _alot_ more than a GUI toolkit. As far as I understand,
Gtk+ is just a GUI toolkit

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