[sword-devel] VB Frontend for Sword
Tue, 15 Aug 2000 21:31:44 +0000
No flamewar, ok ?
> KDE is built on Qt, which is owned by Troll Tech (a company just slightly
> less evil than MS <g>). Qt is free on *nix systems, but on Windows, it
Hey, Qt is an excellent toolkit ans very good for coding (very good structure
etc.). KDE2 is cool, too.
See the other side: Trolltech makes this expensive available for free for
Unix coers ;-)
> costs $1500 for the libraries so there probably won't every be any KDE
> libraries ported to Win32, hence no BibleTime. Cheatah might be portable,
> and possibly GnomeSword since they're based on GTK+ and GNOME respectively
> (I think) and I know GTK+ is ported to Win32 enough to run the GIMP. Then
> there's the wxWindows front end, which ought to be ready for compilation
> on Linux or Win32 since wx is crossplatform, but I've never had any luck
> w/ compiling the front end on Linux even. :)
Is somebody on this list billionaire? With some of his money we could buy
Trolltech and port KDE ;-)
> It certainly would be nice if we could have a group developing for both
> *nix and Win32 simultaneously, because the Win32 front end doesn't seem to
> be luring users as much as it could be.
Why not wait until Kylix is out, it source compatible, isn't it ?
> --Chris Little
> On Mon, 14 Aug 2000, Derek seipp wrote:
> > Forgive my ignorance, but the interface for the KDE version of Bible
> > time, which is apparently a front end to Sword, is VERY cool...
> > My 2c work on porting that interface to C or whatever for windows
> > based..
> > Maybe this is not even possible though..