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    Default Digia Merging Apple iOS Support Into Qt 5.1

    Phoronix: Digia Merging Apple iOS Support Into Qt 5.1

    Earlier this month it was noted about the Android support being merged for Qt 5.1 of the popular open-source tool-kit. Digia shared on Monday morning that they are also planning to merge Apple iOS support ahead of Qt 5.1...

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    Welcome to 2013. You can write native applications that can target every desktop OS, every mobile device, and they are native, the interface is written like javascript, and it's name is qt. I'm hoping there is a boom in C++ from this (mainly because I'm most experienced in C++, and a lot of the features of C++11 {smart pointers, lambdas, atomics} make it a lot more productive than Java / C# for me)
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    TRANSLATION: Hi this is your master Digia. Surrender all your hippie-licensed code so we can "diversify" to other markets. Because we really dont care about software freedom or believe in Linux.

    <3<3<3Iphone<3<3<3

    Sincerly (not) Yours,
    Wanna-be Oracle Digia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by funkstar View Post
    translation: Hi this is your master digia. Surrender all your hippie-licensed code so we can "diversify" to other markets. Because we really dont care about software freedom or believe in linux.

    <3<3<3iphone<3<3<3

    sincerly (not) yours,
    wanna-be oracle digia.
    what. The. Fuck?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by funkSTAR View Post
    TRANSLATION: Hi this is your master Digia. Surrender all your hippie-licensed code so we can "diversify" to other markets. Because we really dont care about software freedom or believe in Linux.

    <3<3<3Iphone<3<3<3

    Sincerly (not) Yours,
    Wanna-be Oracle Digia.
    Right...... Less platforms is more freedom.



    Orwell was an optimist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by halfmanhalfamazing View Post
    Right...... Less platforms is more freedom.
    Less focus on software freedom ... is less software freedom. Considering software freedom is a restrictive license it is consistent logic.

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    Now it will be (at least at experimental level) on iOS, Android, BB10, Sailfish, Ubuntu phones... but not WP, so not for Nokia. Quite ironic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by funkSTAR View Post
    Less focus on software freedom ... is less software freedom.
    They brought a GPL toolkit to iOS users. This expands the freedom of iOS users and iOS developers.

    The alternative is to not have any GPL toolkit on iOS, which obviously means less freedom.

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