Mark Shuttleworth says -Post Natty Ubuntu CD will have Qt
Mark Shuttleworth has just announced on his blog that Qt libraries will have a place on the future Ubuntu CD and it is possible that future Qt apps to be shipped on the default Ubuntu CD.
The "main" problem, for now, is the friction between Qt and Gtk born from system settings and preferences. Consequently, Canonical will pursue the development of dconf bindings for Qt, so that will be possible to write Qt apps that use the same settings framework as everything else in Ubuntu.
Obviously, this is not a war declaration addressed to Gnome:
The decision to be open to Qt is in no way a criticism of GNOME. It’s a celebration of free software’s diversity and complexity. Those values of ease of use and integration remain shared values with GNOME, and a great basis for collaboration with GNOME developers and project members. Perhaps GNOME itself will embrace Qt, perhaps not, but if it does then our willingness to blaze this trail would be a contribution in leadership.
For a Qt demonstration (Unity-Qt 2D) take a look on this
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