[Interest] Symbian Qt5
thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Aug 21 01:25:17 CEST 2012
On terça-feira, 21 de agosto de 2012 00.57.01, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
> In the past months we've seen the Symbian code be removed from Qt5 due
> to Nokia's lack of interest in Qt and Symbian for the future.
And because the people working on the Qt Project did not want to maintain it
> Now that Digia has acquired Qt and they seem to be interested in
> returning Qt to the crown of "best crossplatform toolkit", including
> iOS and Android support, is the Symbian code coming back in 5.1?
No platform removed from Qt has ever come back.
Besides, what's the motivation? The 150 million Symbian devices that were
promised from 2011 to 2015 will not happen. Symbian market share is now at 5
million per quarter and falling.
> (I know, maybe it's too early and not even Lars or Thiago know exactly
> Digia's plans but I can't help it :-)
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
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