Re: [gtk-list] Re: GTK and Qt comparison?
- From: Rick Forrester <Richard Forrister jpl nasa gov>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- cc: Richard Forrister jpl nasa gov
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: GTK and Qt comparison?
- Date: Thu, 24 Sep 1998 10:04:30 -0700
> The interview held by Linux Center with Matthias Ettrich, the
> founder of the KDE project, is worth a look. It gives brief pros and
> cons of both Qt and the GTK library. Of course his opinion is a bit
> Qt centric.
It gives more than slightly Qt centric positions. Matthias has done a great
deal of good work, both in starting and doing much of the original work for
LyX and the same for KDE. But he has, at times, taken the position that Red
Hat's position regarding using only open source software in the core
distribution is bad. He also has the bias of a (deservidly) proud parent
towards KDE, and the fact that he is now an employee of Troll would tend to
have some coloring effect on his opinions, even when he is trying hard to be
Of the three positions taken by "major" players on the issues, Bruce Perens
position paper was heavily biased in one direction, Matthias's was strongly
biased in the Qt/KDE direction, and Marc Ewings was the most balanced to date;
though of course he addresses the Qt licensing issues and not the issues of
Rick Forrister <Richard.Forrister@jpl.nasa.gov>
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