Monday, April 4, 2011

A web browser for world+dog

Just found out that WebKit is an integral part of Qt, which essentially means that your average Joe Programmer can embed an HTML5-based GUI in his applications as easy as pie; to me this was huge news. But who in their right minds will bet on Qt after Nokia shook hands with MS and all but abandoned Qt, and there's only one big name left out there - SuSe with the KDE Desktop - actually relying on Qt (but with an option to abandon ship at any time and jump on GTK, wxWidgets, or any of a few others to chose from). Unless a big name (Google?) comes to the rescue...

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