[fpc-pascal]FPC on the press

Full_Name memsom at post.interalpha.co.uk
Fri Jul 13 14:28:34 CEST 2001

> Borland CLX today required only Qt, not the full set of KDE libs. But
> they designed a "windowsing toolkit abstraction layer" so they can
> replace dynamic libs and so make CLX use GTK+ instead. 

Thats not really true. CLX is totally tied to QT, down to a fairly low level. 
They could re-write it to use GTK, but why do they need to?

> It's nice to have
> the native desktop look and feel allways, but this adds extra overhead
> to every app compiled with Kylix. 

Not really - it's buit into QT, so it's transparrent. It's QT that does all the 
theme-ing, which you actually originally mentiond as a plus point for GTK!!!

>But today Kylix uses only Qt, not
> GTK+ (and GTK+ itself is more cross-plataform).

QT is very portable. The difference is the cost alone.


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