Linked by jello on Mon 24th Oct 2011 22:46 UTC
Qt "I'm happy to announce that the Qt Project officially went live today. Starting today, development of Qt will be governed as a true open source project. We now have qt-project.org - a website where all development of Qt will be centered, providing the same infrastructure and processes for everybody that wants to contribute to Qt."
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Huh?
by Mystilleef on Mon 24th Oct 2011 23:18 UTC
Mystilleef
Member since:
2005-06-29

I could have sworn the project was always open source.

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RE: Huh?
by lemur2 on Mon 24th Oct 2011 23:30 in reply to "Huh?"
lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

I could have sworn the project was always open source.


Has been open source for quite a while now. It is now open governance as well.

Open governance means that a meritocracy, a consensus amongst developers, decides directions for the project, not just Nokia any longer.

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RE: Huh?
by ndrw on Tue 25th Oct 2011 00:41 in reply to "Huh?"
ndrw Member since:
2009-06-30

It was an open source project with commercial backup, with all good and bad things such deal brings us.

Frankly speaking I'm worried that with more freedom and less resources Qt will enter a permanent redesign cycle. Let's wait and see how it works out - this is one of the biggest challenges for the OS community so far and, who knows, it may become one of its greatest achievements.

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