Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th Jan 2011 22:59 UTC
Mac OS X Now that the Mac App Store has been snuck installed onto your machine alongside Mac OS X 10.6.6, you might be wondering - is there some way to remove that monstrosity of an application from my Mac? While it's not officially supported, it does seem like Apple has taken this scenario into account.
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RE[2]: Sure, title bar is odd,
by darknexus on Tue 11th Jan 2011 03:24 UTC in reply to "RE: Sure, title bar is odd,"
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If your application looks ugly using Qt... it is not Qt's fault.... Qt uses Cocoa as backend when running in the Mac. As far as I know, Skype uses Qt on the Mac and it is a very nice application.


I haven't owned a Mac for a couple months now, but when last I used it Skype for the Mac wasn't a QT application. Other than the mobile versions, it was the only one that hadn't become QT-based yet. Has this changed recently?
As for QT using Cocoa, perhaps that's true of later versions of QT, but there are a lot of early QT4 apps and all of the QT3 ones that sure as hell didn't use Cocoa as their backend. They didn't act like Cocoa apps at all other than having the global menubar and basic window management. If QT actually uses Cocoa controls for its widgets now when possible, that's a welcome change indeed.

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