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Jul 20, 1999, 13:04 (10 Talkback[s])
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"Learn the vision that two man had. When someone believes deeply enough, that someone will work hard to reach the goals. That's what Haarvard Nord and Eirik Eng of Troll Tech set out to do. The results is Qt. A freely available product now the foundations in which KDE is built on."

"Having just released version 2.0 of Qt, Haavard Nord and Eirik Eng of Troll Tech have a pretty good reason to sit down and rest for a bit. Not that they are doing that, of course; full of plans for the future, they continue their work for the Linux community with increased effort. has had a talk with them about Qt, the future and the past."

"I recently met with Haavard and Eirik in their Oslo office. Their office reflected their personalities: nothing fancy, just two ordinary guys who happen to run a small company. They are the founding fathers of Troll Tech, a small Norwegian company that has attracted a great deal of world wide attention for their Qt (pronounced "cute") library, which is a graphics library for use in the Unix and Microsoft Windows environment."

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