Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Feb 2009 14:07 UTC
Editorial Late last week we ran a story on how the Google Chrome team had decided to use Gtk+ as the graphical toolkit for the Linux version of the Chrome web browser. It was a story that caused some serious debate on a variety of aspects, but in this short editorial, I want to focus on one aspect that came forward: the longing for consistency. Several people in the thread stated they were happy with Google's choice for purely selfish reasons: they use only Gtk+ applications on their GNOME desktops. Several people chimed in to say that Qt integrates nicely in a Gtk+ environment. While that may be true from a graphical point of view, that really isn't my problem with mixing toolkits. The issue goes a lot deeper than that.
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RE: What annoys me about Gnome...
by niemau on Mon 16th Feb 2009 14:55 UTC in reply to "What annoys me about Gnome..."
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In the mean time OS's like Windows and Mac that only have one GUI toolkit will be miles ahead in this regard!

you're kidding, right? ...right?

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Edited 2009-02-16 14:58 UTC

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