Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 12th Aug 2007 15:52 UTC, submitted by zaboing
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "A few months ago, the GNOME Mobile Platform was announced to the public. One of the main forces behind the launch of this initiative was Nokia, which uses a lot of GNOME-components in its Linux-based Internet Tablets Nokia 770 and N800. During this years GUADEC Andreas Proschofsky had the chance to sit down with Carlos Guerreiro, Nokias Manager for Open Source Software, to talk - amidst other things - about the not so different needs of personal computers and mobile devices, about the necessity for GTK+ 3.0 and the impact of the iPhone launch."
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RE[6]: Qt
by kelvin on Sun 12th Aug 2007 21:51 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Qt"
kelvin
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2005-07-06

How easy it is to use and how quick and efficiently you can write an application with it...


That's a good metric. Do you have any research to support the position that Qt is better than GTK+ in this area?

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RE[7]: Qt
by yokem55 on Sun 12th Aug 2007 22:11 in reply to "RE[6]: Qt"
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2005-07-06

Well, in my opinion, the productivity of the smaller KDE development community (among whom far fewer are paid to work on KDE) is evidence number one that QT provides for a more productive development environment than GTK.

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RE[8]: Qt
by kelvin on Mon 13th Aug 2007 06:01 in reply to "RE[7]: Qt"
kelvin Member since:
2005-07-06

Well, in my opinion, the productivity of the smaller KDE development community (among whom far fewer are paid to work on KDE) is evidence number one that QT provides for a more productive development environment than GTK.


Smaller development community? Far fewer paid developers? Do you have any data to back that up? Trolltech alone employs more than 200 people.

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