"Trolltech is proud to present the release of Qt/Embedded,
version 2.2.2. For the first time, Qt/Embedded is released under
both a commercial and an open source license, the GPL (GNU General
Public License). Also released today is the Qt Palmtop Environment,
which is the first Personal Information Management (PIM) package
for embedded Linux released under the GPL."
"With this release, open source developers can now extend beyond
the traditional desktop," said Warwick Allison, Trolltech's lead
Qt/Embedded developer. "Programmers can now port their favorite
open source Qt-based applications over to embedded devices, such as
"The Qt Palmtop Environment is a complete Windowing System,
Window Manager, Application Launcher, Input Methods (virtual
keyboard, etc.), commercial-grade GUI toolkit, and a collection of
useful applications, all written using the Qt API - the same API
found on Qt/X11 and Qt/Windows. But the Qt Palmtop Environment uses
Qt/Embedded, so there is no need for an X11 server, no extra client
libraries, no separate window manager, no layer-upon-layer of
toolkits - Qt/Embedded works directly with the Linux framebuffer.
The entire Qt Palmtop Environment requires less than 2.5 MB of
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