[Scribus] Re: QT4

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Jul 9 14:11:49 CEST 2005

On Saturday 09 July 2005 13:58, Paul F. Johnson wrote:
> Hi,
> > > Does scribus work with qt 4.0?  Do I need to install qt 3.3.4 (I
> > > believe
> > > the latest version before 4.0) in order to install and run scribus
> > >
> >
> > Scribus doesn't work with Qt 4 yet (and the 1.2 branch probably never
> > will).
> That's not *quite* correct. It will, but there are quite a few
> alterations that have to be made for it to happen. The move to Qt4 will
> not be a trivial matter and is something the developer team will have to
> discuss as it does have some far reaching implications.
> Given not even FC rawhide has moved to Qt 4 (I don't expect that to
> change until the next iteration of KDE either), the safest bet is
> currently to use the 3.4 branch of Qt.

KDE 4.0 will use Qt4, which is due in September-ish 2006 I read. Its a LONG 
time away so we are in no hurry, however we will experiment when we can. We 
cannot afford to move to Qt4 when the distros do not support it. We have 
plenty to do in Scribus 1.3 thats Qt4 unrelated anyway :)

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