Qt 3.2 requirement

Matthias Ettrich ettrich at trolltech.com
Mon Jul 28 15:43:19 BST 2003

On Monday 28 July 2003 16:02, Maksim Orlovich wrote:
> And also, symmetric to your (fair) point, there are also some cases where
> the Qt code now makes all sorts of assumptions that make doing reasonable
> things inside KDE classes very hard. A good example in Qt3.2 is the flat
> toolbar (i.e. DockMinimized) support, which is really quite brittle
> internally (*cough* making toolbars 1x1 windows, reparenting them to
> QHideDock, and moving them outside the parent's frame *cough*) and breaks
> as soon as KToolBar tries to add/remove/update things in the publically
> accessible BoxLayout. (/me goes to look for Waldo to think of a
> workaround).

nasty stuff that shouldn't be there, I do agree.

> > Looking ahead I do believe we have good news for style authors in future
> > Qt versions (Reference NoveHrady again).
> Very interesting; however note that ATM it's quite likely that none of the
> style developers will be there unless someone can convince Fredrik, or
> unless Chris suddenly becomes wealthy.

Why didn't he ask for fincial support from KDE e.V. ? It's still not too late.

Anyway, information given out at NoveHrady will be distributed in electronic 
form later. 


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