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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Trinity qt4 port?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2012 17:37:23 -0600
> On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 12:06 AM, Darrell Anderson
> <humanreadable@...> wrote:
>>> > This should be cleared. Are we
>>> going to port trinity to qt4 or don't.
>>> > There are users in the IRC channel who ask about this,
>>> and I don't
>>> > really know how to respond, since it isn't clear to
>>> myself.
>>> > For what I understood: we won't port trinity to Qt4, we
>>> will add
>>> > possibility of using qt3 and qt4 together. Is this
>>> correct?
>>> This is correct.  At one time there was a desire to
>>> port to Qt4, however
>>> months of solid work showed that Qt4 cannot provide the
>>> features needed to
>>> create a fast, efficient desktop geared towards
>>> mouse/keyboard interaction
>>> and high on-screen information content.
>> Okeydokey, but then what is the purpose of TQt?
> You mean TQt, which is pretty much the same as Qt3 but with Q* objects
> translated to TQ*.
> What I'd like to know is purporse of tqtinterface.
> Initially I understood it was created to facilitate porting to qt4,
> without having to rewrite much of the tdelibs/tdecomponents code. But
> now, that there are no plans for Qt4 port, what is it needed for,
> except as compilation dependency?

It currently allows you to select Qt3 or TQt3.  Without it the TQt3 port
would not have been possible.