Which widget toolkit to use

Michael Zanetti michael_zanetti at gmx.net
Sun Oct 19 01:27:47 CEST 2008

On Saturday 18 October 2008 21:33:40 member kamituel wrote:
> My first thought was to use Gtk+, because I'm familiar with it and I like
> it. But then I noticed, that OpenMoko switched recently to Qt Extended, so
> I could go with Qt (I have some experience with Qt also, but not very big).

No, Openmoko did not switch to Qt Extended. Qt Extended is capable of running 
on the Freerunner (and Neo 1973?) but the primary distribution at the moment 
is 2008.8. The future of Openmoko will be FSO's framework combined with 
2008.8's window manager. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

> So, which of this two toolkits (or maybe some different one) should I use
> in order to guarantee that my app will run on future OpenMoko releases?

AFAIK gtk and Qt (and some more?) will be supported also in future releases. 
If you need to intagrate with Phone/SMS/PIM just make sure you pick a toolkit 
that is capable of DBus. Have look at FSO for more information on that.

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