[Thunar-dev] Fwd: Gnome is trying to decrease memory usage.

Biju Chacko botsie at xfce.org
Thu Sep 29 07:00:21 CEST 2005

Jeff Franks wrote:
> Benedikt, any time you and/or any one else wants to make the jump to QT4 
> I will gladly follow... and take my skills with me. I agree with 
> everything you have said on this topic. I have been fed up with 
> GTK+/GNOME for years (and Fedora). The root of the problem as I see it 
> is Redhat's control over both projects (the project leaders work for 
> Redhat). This has continually stifled innovation because both projects 
> are not independent and tend to program with Redhat blinkers on. I have 
> continued to write my C++ library for GTK+ for several reasons. I have 
> already spent  years on my project and it's hard to throw it all away. 
> When I started out I thought that GTK+ needed all the help it could 
> get... but I was wrong. It is very hard to help either GTK or GNOME 
> programmatically. In the past my concern about moving to QT is  "What 
> program would I write if I did"? Language bindings are out... I wouldn't 
> know what to program. One thing I am looking forward to is the first 
> stable release of openSUSE next week. Finally I can dump Fedora.

Umm, Sun and Novell have a heck of a lot more GNOME guys than we (Red 
Hat) do.

-- b

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