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[8]: Talk about arrogance
by segedunum on Wed 19th Jan 2011 00:54 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: Talk about arrogance"
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That's called "having differing viewpoints and wishes"...

It's 'having a different viewpoint' or trolling depending on when it suits and who and what the subject matter is. Frankly, I choose not to be an apologist for things that have happened.

...and, well, they wanted to keep Ubuntu as a GTK+ oriented distro.

For reasons that have never made any sense to anyone. That hasn't been a terribly successful strategy, a point that I've already made.

Some distros ship only Qt apps by default, some only GTK+ apps by default, some ship a selection of both..

I don't know of any distro shipping only Qt applications and that only installs Qt by default. I know of quite a few that do that with GTK though.

Let's not be an apologist and call a spade a spade, shall we? You can't slice and dice this in the way that you want in some ways and then not in others that you find a little sensitive.

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