Qtopia coming for Neo1973

Lorn Potter lpotter at trolltech.com
Tue Sep 18 22:44:40 CEST 2007

Michael Schmidt wrote:
> Thanks,
> but why is the Neo phone not a small laptop? that all can be
> installed, at least for the needed libraries.
> So a GTK gui still makes sense...
> Greenphone then can as well join OPENMOKO platform, and if greenphone
> uses only QT, is then the GTK application working? -> no, if the
> GTK-Library is not installed.
> So we need a software/library proove at the startup and a path to the
> extending memory card with the proove of the installed libraries..
> And that for every phone...
> Why is this announcement done now, and the code of QTopia 4.3 released
> in late Oktober?

This is a technical preview.

> This should be speeded up from the project management, as the
> applications cannot wait weeks with no coding...

Thats why we released  this as a tech preview, so people could start 
now... because Qtopia 4.3 is so much better than 4.2

> And I guess in the later all will be QT... then the GTK is an old
> fashion as maybe laptop applicaitons  as well switch from GTK to QT.
> This should be decided soon,
> a) if NEO gets enough RAM to run both
> b) if the operating system can have both libraries by default
> c) if there is a direction from the project management, wanting this
> or that for the new development..
> d) why Qtopia is released so late.. as well the preview FTP of it is
> not working.. what is this for an annoucement???

server might be having problems.

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, MES, Trolltech

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