Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 14th Feb 2009 12:55 UTC
Google A major complaint about Google's Chrome web browser has been that so far, it is still not available on anything other than Windows. Google promised to deliver Chrome to Mac OS X and Linux as well, but as it turns out, this is a little harder than they anticipated, Ben Goodger, Google's Chrome interface lead, has explained in an email. It has also been revealed what toolkit the Linux version of Chrome will use: Gtk+.
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RE[6]: Why QT? Why not GTK+?
by leos on Sun 15th Feb 2009 04:28 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Why QT? Why not GTK+?"
leos
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Yeah it's that simple if you have thousands of dollars to throw around on licesning costs but most small business owners don't. A QT license is so expensive that forgoing that expense would leave you enough money alone to start a small business and then some.


That's hilarious. When I bought Qt I had a grand total of ~$4000 to my name (having just finished my undergraduate degree). I made the investment for Qt (about $1100 US with the small business discount) because I knew it was my only chance to grow my business. If I had used wxWidgets or GTK I wouldn't have a product to sell, because I couldn't be as productive (believe me I tried).

So do you have a real experience with using some toolkit to start a real business? If not, I don't see what basis you're arguing from.

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