An user point of view on KDE and the glib issue
glaurent at telegraph-road.org
Mon Mar 10 17:06:41 GMT 2003
On Sunday 09 March 2003 16:31, M. Fioretti wrote:
> Not the average *nix newbie of this period, who
> just needs a desktop quickly.
Well, if you want a non-integrated desktop which is actually just a GUI
launching apps, then it's available right now.
If on the other hand you really do want a desktop, then the quickest way to
get it is to stick to C++/Qt/KDE to develop applications, with a bit of glue
here and there to help integrate better large non-KDE apps like OpenOffice,
which can't realistically be replaced by KDE equivalents anytime soon.
However that way will never be accepted, so we'll have to spend more time on
the glue bits, so that nobody's ego gets too hurt.
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