Qt->glib main event loop patch (common main loop)

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sat Nov 12 11:37:28 GMT 2005

On Saturday 12 November 2005 10:51, Nicolas Goutte wrote:
> On Friday 11 November 2005 20:47, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> > On Friday 11 November 2005 20:17, Leo Savernik wrote:
> > > Am Freitag, 11. November 2005 13:57 schrieb nf2:
> > > > That's because QEventloop code is not cross-platform and not free of
> > > > GUI related code (at least in Qt3). in fact the ./configure decides,
> > > > which source-files are used for QEventloop. Secondly, the "common
> > > > main loop" is only required for the "free desktop" (unix/x11).
> > >
> > > Qt3 is past. Qt4 is the future. While developing new features against
> > > Qt3 may be nice for a case study, you shouldn't make any assumptions
> > > before you haven't gathered information with Qt4.
> >
> > Unless it's one of those local space-time distortions again, it is likely
> > that most KDE users will not have the benefit of using a Qt4 based KDE
> > for about a year.
> > Which means any progress in Qt3 integration is still an advantage and
> > should not be turned down by us lucky few.
> Just the problem is that any "improvement" of Qt3 will not fit into KDE3,
> as there will not be any further development version of KDE3.

There will be no new features in KDE3, true. But this doesn't mean that 
distributors can't ship an extended Qt3 or adapter libraries enabling Gtk+ 
applications to to use KDE3's already implemented features.

Or to write KDE3 compatible plugins using those improvements.


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtforum.org
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