[Interest] Qt 5.5.x

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Sat Sep 12 17:31:47 CEST 2015

On Saturday 12 September 2015 10:19:57 Till Oliver Knoll wrote:
>  IIRC they did have (slightly) different names before that

Before Trolltech was called Trolltech[*], it was called Troll Tech. Before 
that, for a couple of days, it was named Quasar Technologies, which was the 
initial name.

As you can tell from the initial name, Qt actually predates the company. It 
started during Eirik Chambe-Eng and Haavard Nord's master thesis. If you read 
one intermediate report of Eirik which I've had the chance to see, you can 
already see QObject, QMainWindow, etc.

The only difference from that code snippet to current Qt 5 is the lack of 
QApplication::setMainWidget (still found in Qt 3: 

[*] The legal name also changed from Trolltech AS to Trolltech ASA when the 
company went public in the Oslo stock exchange.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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