On Friday 04 March 2011 22:18:46 Kristopher Gamrat wrote: > > On the other hand, "thinity" indeed means something connected to number > > 3: Qt3, KDE3. One can reasonably suppose there will be the 4th version of > > Trinity and that it will be eventually ported to Qt4. The name then will > > become outdated, should it then be renamed "Quartity"? > > It's still a continuation of KDE3. If we rename it to Quartitiy > because of Qt4, we'd have to rename it again (Petriaty?) when Qt5 > comes out. That's the whole point of TQt -- make it easier to port > from one version of Qt to another without any changes to the base code > -- only the library (tqtinterface) needs updating, while the rest of > the code doesn't. > > Though QDE may not be a bad idea -- it may be generic, but Qt Desktop > Environment could be satisfactory if we want to avoid wars with KDE. I think this can be confused with Qtopia DE by Trolltech. http://www.owendia.com/forum/images/openpma-NG-qtopia.png And Qt is also obviously a registered trade mark. > Quenqueror could still work with the same pronounciation though be a > bit confusing when people see the Q, but we'd still have some naming > issues elsewhere if we change the app names. > > Whatever we do, we need to make clear that we are a continuation of > KDE3 by a different development team. That way, people know that their > KDE3 apps should work with a little bit of code change for TQt (which > will need some clear documentation when it's completed), but is still > largely compatible. Indeed.