FW: Fwd: [dot-notify] When will Konqueror become the number two
Ralf.Habacker at freenet.de
Mon Jun 30 22:27:58 CEST 2003
> On Sunday 29 June 2003 14:16, Vadim Plessky wrote:
> > On Sunday 29 June 2003 15:02, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> > | On Sunday 29 June 2003 12:28, you wrote:
> > [...]
> > | > Unfortunately, due to very heavy workload at the work, I even can't
> > | > read mailing lists regulary.
> > | > May be, some $$$ from my side can help?
> > | > I know that it's not good idea to offer money for some Open Source
> > | > developement, but don't know wether we have any chance to get Konq
> > | > running in Windows otherwise?..
> > |
> > | I think $$$ only works if you can actually hire someone fo some time.
> > | Note that there is a substantial difference between KHTML and Konqueror.
> > | You can port KHTML to something other than Qt (Apple did just that), but
> > | porting the rest of Konqueror will be very hard without Qt (Apple wrote
> > | the rest of Safari itself)
> > |
> > | Porting over Qt/X11 to build a native Qt/win32 seems to me by far the
> > | fastest way to get konqy running on Win32. it's a managable job because
> > | the platform specific parts of Qt are well-defined and not overly large.
> > | It just requires a few determined people with enough Win32 experience.
> > ok, Waldo, do you know someone who in fact can do the port?
> > (and has time to work on this)
> > Ether with Qt/X11, or Win32 native classes?
> Maybe Holger or Ralf know someone. Holger started on a port but stopped after
> getting a commercial Qt license. (See e.g.
> http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-cygwin&m=105560257818024&w=2 ) Ralf is very much
> involved with the cygwin-based version for Win32
> - --
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