[fpc-pascal]FPC on the press

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Jul 13 14:46:42 CEST 2001

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> > 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.

Being portable and being actually ported are two different things.

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