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From: Bjørn Roald (bjorn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-29 07:48:44

Andy Little said:
> "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote
>> Failing that, anybody has any killer idea for GUI development that
>> warrants
>> new library? Why don't add Qt to the C++ standard?

No doubt, TrollTech has to make the money they deserve some way. They
also give the stuff away to everybody that can accept GPL like terms.

What I wonder is if anybody with contacts in the standard process and/or
to the compiler vendors have ever considered Vladimirs suggestion, and
approached the Trolls about it? Maybe there is a business case in that
for TrollTech. They could be the prime provider of a larger part of the
standard library to a number of compilers.

I believe the main problem is that some of the compiler vendors have their
own none-portable GUI libraries - are they willing to give these up, or
make them portable and give them away? That is why this would not work -
so don't blame the pricing of commercial licenses of Qt.


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