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[3]: Talk about arrogance
by Soulbender on Tue 18th Jan 2011 23:01 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Talk about arrogance"
Soulbender
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2005-08-18

Mainly because Aaron is not being acerbic and is open for collaboration. Nowhere does he says that this is like driving a wedge in the desktop world, for example.

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RE[4]: Talk about arrogance
by segedunum on Tue 18th Jan 2011 23:03 in reply to "RE[3]: Talk about arrogance"
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2005-07-06

You're reading this completely differently. He is advocating caution and already has some criticisms of how this is being presented:

finally, the suggestion in Mark's blog entry in quite literal terms is to use dconf within KDE. that may be a good idea, it might not be. holding out a "you can be included in $TARGET_OS" trinket as a mechanism to sway such decisions is not a useful approach no matter the validity of the suggestion.

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RE[5]: Talk about arrogance
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 18th Jan 2011 23:05 in reply to "RE[4]: Talk about arrogance"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

You're reading this completely differently. He is advocating caution and already has some criticisms of how this is being presented:

"finally, the suggestion in Mark's blog entry in quite literal terms is to use dconf within KDE. that may be a good idea, it might not be. holding out a "you can be included in $TARGET_OS" trinket as a mechanism to sway such decisions is not a useful approach no matter the validity of the suggestion.
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Why is that not a valid approach? What does KDE have to lose if Qt devs implement dconf suport?

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RE[4]: Talk about arrogance
by segedunum on Wed 19th Jan 2011 00:01 in reply to "RE[3]: Talk about arrogance"
segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

Mainly because Aaron is not being acerbic and is open for collaboration. Nowhere does he says that this is like driving a wedge in the desktop world, for example.

I'm afraid that's a hugely misleading thing to say. Let's not misrepresent the huge dose of caution Aaron has thrown over this because of past experience.

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