I've been away for a while. I've been away from the Net for
a while at that.
School is back in session and dealing with the sheer volume
of work has been a task in and of itself. However, the
weekend provided me with time for reflection and time to
To begin my shock of coming back on to the Net after a few
days, I am very happy to hear that Qt is now available
under the GPL. While I am normally a GNOME user, I am
currently testing out KDE under Debian. I will be happy
to finally get KDE from "Official" sources. Ivan has done
a wonderful job of keeping builds up to date.
Well, as a revisit to the Linux in Schools article a few
days back, I have joined the SEUL/edu mailing list and
have been discussing the possibility of starting a full
blown student management/scheduling/attendace suite.
Most of my X programming has been done via GTK+/GNOME.
With the size of this new project encompassing an entire
school district, it will need cross-platform compatibility.
This alone will complicate things alot. I have been
looking, now that Qt is GPL, at building the application
I am very impressed with the new KDE. That just shows how
impressed that I am. It's quick. It's still a little quirky,
but hey, it's a beta. It's very good for a beta.
Well, back to work.