Qtopia coming for Neo1973

Jonathan Spooner jspooner at nationwilcox.co.uk
Tue Sep 18 17:26:54 CEST 2007

I hate to say it but in my experience at least, its a dream developing 
apps using QT esp given the nice IDE in comparison to using GTK.  QT 
just has the docs and organised feel which makes it easy.



Mauro Iazzi wrote:
> before someone beats me to it.
> http://trolltech.com/company/newsroom/announcements/press.2007-09-17.9260755578
> and
> http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5429713730.html
> In short: Qtopia is going to be fully GPL'd (telephony applications
> included, which weren't) and is being ported to Neo1973.
> Some comments (personal, I can be wrong...):
> 1) I hope this stops the Qtopia dismissal because not-GPL'd arguments.
> No one can doubt of Trolltech commitment to Open Source world, whether
> you like them being commercial or not.
> 2) collaboration can be complete now, if not sharing the source (at
> least not fully, because of the different stacks), at least in
> borrowing design patterns.
> 3) this could be seen also as a temporary solution for those which
> want to use the Neo _right_now_ (despite it still being
> developers-only)
> 4) it stresses the no-software-lock-in that Neo wants to have, in
> contrast to all other phones. This is freedom.
> Seems to me a great step in making the Neo a big platform. I can't
> wait to see it.
> cheers,
> mauro
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Jonathan Spooner
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