[Interest] Does it really worth it?

lorn.potter at nokia.com lorn.potter at nokia.com
Wed Mar 28 21:13:36 CEST 2012

On 28/03/2012, at 7:28 PM, ext Harri Pasanen wrote:

> On 03/28/2012 05:15 AM, lorn.potter at nokia.com wrote:
>> On 27/03/2012, at 9:59 PM, ext André Somers wrote:
>>> I think most of us would agree that Nokia's communication about the role
>>> of Qt in it's mobile phone stragegy has been... eh... lacking. I have
>>> good confidence, based on bits&  pieces and statements from people I
>>> trust, that there is a good place for Qt still on that front, but nobody
>>> can say for sure.
>> You mean like this?
>> http://blog.qt.nokia.com/2011/06/21/qt%E2%80%99s-future-for-nokia-bringing-apps-to-the-next-billion/
> That communication is soon a year old, which is a long time in this 
> business...
> So personally I'd count that as lacking communication.   It leaves 
> developers (me at least) hoping, rather than being assured, that 
> something will come out of it.  That is a big difference when you have 
> to assure there is food on the table, not just hope for it.

All you need to do is a 'git log' on any Qt module and check the committers email addresses. That should be communication enough that Nokia is committed to developing Qt. But what's truly special is that now, it's not only just @nokia.com email addresses. :) Which means even more people are joining in the fun!

> Just my 2 cents,
> Harri
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Lorn Potter
Senior Software Engineer, Core Enablers/QtSensors

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