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Re: Re: Re: [trinity-devel] Suggestion to drop [t|k]win from Trinity and replace it by KWin4

From: Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <luke.leighton@...>
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2011 16:41:22 +0000
On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 7:52 PM, Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin@...> wrote:

>> Right away AFAIK we would lose DCOP integration,
> which should not be any issue for a window manager. Window managers use X for
> IPC as well you get D-Bus integration.

 don't get me started on d-bus :)

> Given that in the long run you want to
> migrate to Qt 4

 no, martin, they don't.  they want to use QT3, stay there, and
continue to maintain QT3 as a proper honest-to-god _real_ and _active_
Free Software Community Project (*1).  it consumes significantly less
resources.  you remember KDE 3 minimum requirements from 8 years ago?
i do.  500mhz Pentium III and only 128mb of RAM.

 l.

(*1) nokia / trolltech's one-way-push of source code - 6 months late -
is *not* a community-driven project.