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]: Like I've Said Before....
by segedunum on Tue 18th Jan 2011 23:35 UTC in reply to "RE: Like I've Said Before...."
segedunum
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2005-07-06

I'm not entirely sure what that claptrap is supposed to mean, but:

Now they are starting to work on removing this "basis" barrier so that you can use applications with different toolkits in a single system consistently.

Which they've always been somewhat less than keen to do in the past, leaving it to other people to do in spite of them. Afterall, it's only taken them seven years.

Edited 2011-01-18 23:37 UTC

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s-peter Member since:
2006-01-29

leaving it to other people to do in spite of them

As far as I know, most people who work on Ubuntu are either Canonical employees, or volunteers who do it because they agree with Ubuntu's goals and enjoy working on it... I can only assume that by "other people" you are referring to the large number of volunteers, but I fail to see how that can be a bad thing.

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