Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Feb 2010 13:23 UTC, submitted by kragil
Graphics, User Interfaces You may remember that back in November last year, I wrote about the lack of a decent Paint.NET-like application for Linux (or, more specifically, for Gtk+ distributions, since Qt has Krita). As it turns out, this compelled Novell employee Jonathan Pobst to code a Paint.NET clone in Gtk+ using Cairo. Version 0.1 is here, and it's remarkably advanced for something so young.
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RE[3]: Good but...
by moondevil on Mon 8th Feb 2010 21:19 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Good but..."
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That is because QT/KDE developers already have C++ on their disposal.

GNOME developers were always against C++, wanting to do OOP in C, which although possible, makes you do by hand lots of stuff which other languages do automatically.

Their love for C# happened just after some of their programmers have discovered some of the productivity gains to use an higher level language.

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