Re: [linux-audio-dev] Re: Which widgets?

From: Jan Depner <eviltwin69@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sun Feb 26 2006 - 09:11:23 EET

On Sat, 2006-02-25 at 16:56 +0200, Sampo Savolainen wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-02-25 at 13:15 +0100, Carlo Capocasa wrote:
> > Heh, I'm only a novice programmer, and I'm already lazy :)
> Ah, the sign of a good programmer. :)
> > KDE and Gnome both appear greedy to me. They both want me to use their
> > system and hence, tell me how to use my computer. Very little care is
> > taken to make sure individual parts can be used without installing the
> > whole whack. It's like I want to marry the girl I love but I can't
> > without also marrying her cousin, her sister and her aunt. This is the
> > Win/Mac philosophy, not the UNIX philosophy, and especially not the free
> > software philosophy.
> It's true that with KDE you are marrying into KDE's family with bastard
> cousins like ksycoca, kdeinit, klauncher etc. But this isn't true with
> gnome.

    I just want to point out, for those who do not already know, KDE is
not the same as Qt. KDE is built using Qt. I write most everything at
work using C++/Qt. I do not use any KDE libraries. I still get the
lovely printing, ftp, socket, mysql, etc widgets without having to run
any of the KDE stuff.

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
The Fuzzy Dice
"As we enjoy great advantages from the invention of others, we should be 
glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours, and 
this we should do freely and generously."
Benjamin Franklin, on declining patents offered by the governor of 
Pennsylvania for his "Pennsylvania Fireplace", c. 1744
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