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Lorn Potter

Is commercial software the salvation of Linux?

Published Saturday August 6th, 2005 | 2 Comments on Is commercial software the salvation of Linux?
Posted in KDE, Qt

Eric Laffoon of Kdewebdev fame responds to Timothy R. Butler’s piece about KDE needing to move beyond Qt. I just had to post about this. Thank you, Eric, for expressing this so well. Qt, the GPL, Business and Freedom Some of his better comments: “I have a problem with attempts to depreciate the value of […]

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Lorn Potter

Kde and Qt to part ways?

Published Wednesday July 27th, 2005 | 5 Comments on Kde and Qt to part ways?
Posted in Uncategorized

According to this opinion they should. Things Don’t ”Ad” Up “I recommended an amicable solution to the KDE/Qt problem: I did not suggest KDE do anything to illegally or immorally harm Trolltech, but rather suggested maybe the two should part ways. You can agree or disagree with whether that is a good idea, but either […]

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Lorn Potter

it ain’t pretty…

Published Saturday July 23rd, 2005 | Comments Off on it ain’t pretty…
Posted in Qt, Qtopia

Here’s a screenie of qtrss news feed reader. This also runs in Qtopia, but this screenshot is obviously of the x11 application. This app came about after numerous requests I saw in the zaurus forums/irc for a rss reader in Qtopia. Since Qt is so great, I decided to make it dual “platform”.

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Globalization of Bookstores

Published Thursday July 21st, 2005 | Comments Off on Globalization of Bookstores
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I spent a good hour in the airport-bookstore in Copenhagen just staring at books. Now that I have to wait three hours in Singapore for my connection flight, I thought I’ll check out the books here. Oh, what a daja-vu. Took me 5 minutes to find a book I haven’t seen in Copenhagen. Even the […]

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