Replacing QXEmbed for KDE 4

Ian Reinhart Geiser geiseri at
Wed May 11 20:17:10 BST 2005

On Wednesday 11 May 2005 12:18 pm, Benjamin Reed wrote:
> On 5/11/05, Zack Rusin <zrusin at> wrote:
> > the last thread that was started about this somehow died so I just
> > wanted to give heads up to everyone because for KDE 4 we'll be
> > replacing the old QXEmbed we had with the new implementation that was
> > developed by Andreas.
> > He also volunteered to be maintaining the new implementation for KDE
> > which is great.
> > It's LGPL and most importantly it's done properly. So it makes natural
> > sense to replace old QXEmbed for KDE 4. We'll be committing it to the
> > KDE4 branch later today or tomorrow. If anyone has any questions
> > Andreas and I will try to answer them all.
> Are there alternatives or equivalents that are Win32/Mac friendly?
There are methods for embedding on Win32, I think they are actually pretty 
close to X11 from what I remember.  I know Mac classic had a way to embed 
windows, but I don't know what OSX does.

It may be worth exploring none the less.

	-ian reinhart geiser
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