[Interest] GCompris goes the Qt Quick route

Sean Harmer sean.harmer at kdab.com
Sun Feb 9 19:15:17 CET 2014


On 09/02/2014 17:03, Bruno Coudoin wrote:
> Hi,
> I am sorry, I posted this information on the Qt devel list and I have been reported that the interest list was more appropriate.
> For those who don't know me, I am the author of the educational software
> GCompris (http://gcompris.net). The project started in 2000 and is based
> on Gtk+.
> As you imagine, many users are requesting us a tablet version of
> GCompris and I tried to evaluate the different technical possibilities
> to bring GCompris to this world.
> After some research, I found that the Qt Quick technology was an
> excellent choice for the future of GCompris. Sadly there is no easy
> migration path and this implies a full rewrite. It is true that the
> migration will take time, probably several years but this is something
> we have to do if we want to stay relevant in the coming years.
> Expect our little community to be around to gather help on Qt Quick.

Excellent! My kids use gcompris all of the time. I look forward to 
seeing this migrated to Qt and Qt Quick!


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