Simpler to make KDE applications for Windows
KDE is a very popular Desktop Environment for UNIX/Linux. Windows users can already use
Cygwin (Linux API emulation layer) to run Linux programs like KDE, but it is not possible to run KDE programs natively in Windows. This is about to change. The QT-KDE Wrapper's first priority was:
Their great efforts have resulted in a Windows version of the data management tool Kexi.
The QT-KDE Wrapper has reached it's milestone and is now renamed
head developer and coordinator for the project,
submitted patches for 277 files into the mainstream
Work has not yet begun on porting networking APIs to Win32, so Konqueror running natively in Windows is still far ahead. Replacing the Windows desktop with KDE in Win32 is not a priority:
Porting all of KDE to Windows is not beneficial or desirable, but making the KDE libraries is. Jaroslaw Staniek explains
Read LinuxReviews the full interview with Jaroslaw Staniek for more information.
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