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KDE developers are sticking to Qt

Mar 04, 2011, 22:04 (0 Talkback[s])

"Announced at the beginning of this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC), the partnership between Microsoft and Nokia will see smart phones from the Finnish manufacturer running the Windows Phone 7 operating system; but this has apparently left users of KDE, the Unix and Linux desktop, feeling insecure. Reassurance has come in the form of a blog entry by Cornelius Schumacher, President of the KDE board of directors: he states that KDE development will continue on the basis of the C++ framework, Qt.

"Users became concerned about the future of Qt because, with Nokia moving over to Windows Phone 7, this would leave Qt only being used for development for the Symbian platform."

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