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Re: Nokia discontinues the (Linux-only) Qt Extended stack (Qtopia)

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____/ Matt on Friday 10 April 2009 15:50 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ Chris Ahlstrom on Friday 10 April 2009 11:31 : \____
>>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Erik Funkenbusch belched out
>>>   this bit o' wisdom:
>>>> On Thu, 09 Apr 2009 21:32:59 -0500, Matt wrote:
>>>>> http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4824952673.html?kc=rss
>>>>>> [Updated Mar. 4] -- Nokia-owned Qt Software is shipping Qt 4.5, a
>>>>>> cross-platform library now available under a commerce-friendly LGPL
>>>>>> license. Additionally, Qt launched a new cross-platform IDE (integrated
>>>>>> development environment) and SDK, and said it would discontinue the
>>>>>> Linux-only Qt Extended stack (formerly "Qtopia").
>>>> Gee... dated at least 6 days ago.. I wonder how Roy "missed" this bit of
>>>> Linux news?
>>>> Or could it be that Roy only publishes "news" he thinks is positive about
>>>> Linux, or negative about Microsoft or Novell?  Nah, that can't be it..
>>>> that would be biased and unethical for a so called "journalist".
>>> You and Tim are pretty slow on the uptake, hmmm?
>>> Everyone else knows Roy wears his heart on his sleeve, and they account for
>>> it and move forward.
>> I clearly remember posting about it.   ErikFu is lying.
> You also posted it ca. 03/03/2009 08:05 PM, but somehow I can't find
> that post through google groups.
> If Erik can't tell the difference between March and April, it might be a
> stretch to say that he is lying about whether you posted this.

There was actually good news around that announcement. There was more to it
than Qtopia.

Nokia isn't stupid. It's said to be making Linux sub-notebooks -- not just
phones -- at the moment. Nokia relies on Linux.

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