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[2]: De kogel is door de kerk
by ozonehole on Wed 19th Jan 2011 02:04 UTC in reply to "RE: De kogel is door de kerk"
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Hey, I kind of enjoy the foreign idioms. I don't speak Dutch, so I turned to Google translate which says:

"The ball is cast"

There is an expression in English "The die is cast." An explanation for how this originated:

So, the decision is engraved in stone.

As for the decision itself, I'm OK with it. Anything that makes my Ubuntu desktop work a little better is a step forward.


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