From: Geoffrey Romer (geoff.romer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-29 08:47:49
> >> Failing that, anybody has any killer idea for GUI development that
> >> warrants
> >> new library? Why don't add Qt to the C++ standard?
> > http://www.trolltech.com/products/qt/pricing.html
> 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.
Sorry, I'm not sure I understand. Are you suggesting that TrollTech
could somehow be persuaded to make Qt available for free under a
Boost-like license, or are you suggesting that it would be acceptable
to make Qt a C++ standard under its current licensing scheme?
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