Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 20th Oct 2008 10:38 UTC
Qt Qt Software today announced the porting of Qt to S60 on Symbian OS, the open smartphone platform. With the inclusion of the S60 platform, developers have an additional 80 million target devices that they can support with their Qt-based applications. An early technical preview of Qt for S60 is available for download from Qt Software current website.
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qt and nokia
by vvaz on Mon 20th Oct 2008 20:49 UTC
vvaz
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2008-01-14

Interesting tidbit about Nokia and Qt is on blog about Munich Qt Development days

http://www.valdyas.org/fading/index.cgi/2008/10/18#quickies1

Few quotes:

"Scary was the keynote where the Nokia guy told us that they were looking to expand the Qt Software development team ten-fold. I mean -- where are they going to find so many top-class Qt hackers? Even scarier: someone else told me Nokia is looking for 3000 Qt developers in Finland."

Looks like Nokia is *totally* plunging into Qt.

But at the same time:

"What I didn't get was the astonishing eagerness with which Nokia doles out N810s. I mean, these are cool little things, but still just a tiny bit too GTK-based for a Qt conference, aren't they?"

So, Nokia/Trolltech people were throwing N810s out but without any hints about Maemo future.

IMO future of Maemo isn't decided yet (even if it has real future at all).

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RE: qt and nokia
by _LH_ on Tue 21st Oct 2008 12:50 in reply to "qt and nokia"
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2005-07-20

Nokia provides Qt libraries for the latest Maemo version already and they've stated that they'll ship Qt by default in the next major version. That's why they give away tons of N810's. They want people to know Qt/Linux now and Qt/Symbian later.

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