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Re: Some questions on the backup window

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Some questions on the backup window
Date: 2009-12-10 17:02:05
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On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
<guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
> Le jeudi 10 décembre 2009 à 17:28:22, Dave Page a écrit :
>> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 4:18 PM, Guillaume Lelarge
>>
>> <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info> wrote:
>> > Am I the only one to think that a really native multiplatform tool is an
>> > impossible goal to achieve? :)
>>
>> QT seems to do a reasonable job these days.
>>
>
> Yeah, you're right. But I see two major issues:
>
> 1. Qt is owned by a company. We can't be sure of Qt's future.
> 2. That would be a really hard and huge work to re-code everything to make
>   pgAdmin's work on Qt.

I'm not for a moment suggesting that we use QT, just pointing out that
they've solved much of the problem you mentioned.

As an aside, QT is LGPL'd now, so it's future is not really any less
certain that wxWidgets is.


-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK: http://www.enterprisedb.com

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