[haiku-3rdparty-dev] Re: Development context
- From: pete.goodeve@xxxxxxxxxxxx
- To: haiku-3rdparty-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:11:19 -0800
On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 06:17:57AM -0800, spinach williams wrote:
What's the relation to KDE? I see HaikuDepot has a lot of KDE apps (and
has/uses the latest Qt). Is it a good idea to develop KDE apps to run on
KDE is basically Linux, and is related directly to neither Haihu nor Qt.
I didn't know there were any 'KDE' apps on Haiku. Someone else will have
to explain the relation.
KDE is not linux at all, but a set of Qt libraries. KDE5 apps run on any
system with Qt5.
I stand corrected! (:-/) I've never used KDE, but always saw it as an
to Gnome et al on Linux.
The connection to Qt is not obvious to an outsider... I just did an "aptitude
on Linux, and the dependencies make no mention of Qt. However, close reading
Wikipedia article says it's based on it. It also explains my misapprehension.
originally only for X11 displays, and was, in fact, an alternative desktop.
-- Pete --
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