Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Jan 2011 22:18 UTC, submitted by alinandrei
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu De kogel is door de kerk. After years of focussing entirely on Gtk+ and GNOME, Ubuntu will finally start evaluating Qt applications for inclusion in the defaukt Ubuntu installation. Mark Shuttleworth announced the policy change on his blog today.
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RE[5]: Talk about arrogance
by WereCatf on Tue 18th Jan 2011 23:34 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Talk about arrogance"
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They've obviously now seen the error of their ways over the years with their development platform and path. How much do you want to bet that they end up being wrong over this shoehorned approach until they either change again or go bust?

I am not an Ubuntu fan or anything, but even I have to jump in here: your comments sound like nothing more than trolling. They are perfectly within their rights to only include applications that work well on their desktop. After all, Ubuntu IS aimed for the desktop and they want to maintain atleast a certain element of quality there. Thus it's perfectly reasonable to want to only include such Qt apps by default that fill their requirements.

After all, that's what EVERY single effing distro does.

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