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Nokia Drops Commercial Qt Services

[ Thanks to Amy
Bennett
for this link. ]

“The aftershocks of Nokia’s surprise deal with
Microsoft to move forward with Windows Phone as Nokia’s primary
mobile platform continued today with the announcement that Nokia
has sold the commercial branch of its Qt business to Finnish
software services company Digia.

“Well, that didn’t take long.

“The announcement, which appeared on the Qt blog this morning,
was nicely spun as yet another great opportunity to enhance the
growth of Qt. I’m not so sure the Qt community will see it in quite
that way. More likely they will see it for what it is: Nokia’s new
partner bullying out any non-Windows codebase.”


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