[sword-devel] VB Frontend for Sword

Krištof Petr sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 16 Aug 2000 10:04:22 +0200

Joachim Ansorg wrote:

> Hi!
> 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 ;-)

Windows version is free for universities.