Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 5th Nov 2005 17:51 UTC, submitted by AdriAn Avila
Novell and Ximian Rumors circulating that Novell is going to kill off its popular Linux desktop lines are completely false. [However,] Novell is making one large strategic change. The GNOME interface is going to become the default interface on both the SLES and Novell Linux Desktop line. KDE libraries will be supplied on both, but the bulk of Novell's interface moving forward will be on GNOME. "The entire KDE graphical interface and product family will continue to be supported and delivered on OpenSuSE."
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wxqt
by on Sun 6th Nov 2005 05:05 UTC

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"What makes me sad is that I can't write apps that truly fit into KDE without using Qt (which I do not any more). I would really like to have an alternative toolkit which is still portable across Windows, Linux & Mac OS and yet themes perfectly with KDE and matches the button order. Even if the new toolkit weren't free or libre that wouldn't matter to me any more, what would matter is good documentation, good design and a reasonable price."
i was going to suggest wxQt because ive seen it mentioned before. i typed in wxqt to find the home page and i found it. however, this is what it says for wxqt:

"Are there any efforts to produce a wxQt 2.X?

There are several reasons why this is probably not going to happen. To begin with: most people consider one port for Linux as enough and as long as a wxQt does not match the quality of wxGTK, nobody would use it anyway. We also expect almost all people to use GNOME a few years from now and we have no interest in promoting the use of KDE against that positive trend. Positive, because we don't see any advantage in having to write programs for two versions of Linux."
http://www.freiburg.linux.de/~wxxt/issues.html

i dont know how old the site is and when it was last updated though, so maybe they have made a qt port now.

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RE: wxqt
by Celerate on Sun 6th Nov 2005 06:06 in reply to "wxqt"
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I don't think wxWidgets could use Qt as a front end without running into license problems again. Linking with GPL software requires that the software linking with it be under the GPL license as well. There's no way around this that I know of.

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RE[2]: wxqt
by on Sun 6th Nov 2005 06:12 in reply to "RE: wxqt"
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Linking with GPL software requires that the software linking with it be under the GPL license as well.

nope. kde libs link to qt but they are lgpl.

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RE: wxqt
by on Sun 6th Nov 2005 08:08 in reply to "wxqt"
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"What makes me sad is that I can't write apps that truly fit into KDE without using Qt (which I do not any more). I would really like to have an alternative toolkit which is still portable across Windows, Linux & Mac OS and yet themes perfectly with KDE and matches the button order. ...

Maybe once solution will be pyQt. So far I understand, pyQt != pyKDE.

http://www.riverbankcomputing.co.uk/pyqt/index.php

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