[Arm-netbook] Fwd: [trinity-devel] TDE Fundraiser

Hendrik Boom hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Wed Jun 7 01:54:19 BST 2017

On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 07:08:58PM -0400, Christopher Havel wrote:
> Forgive the one-time topposting, please; I'm on a phone for the moment and
> phone Gmail, being different from webclient Gmail, is not friendly to my
> customary post style.
> *ahem*
> I'm really not familiar with what Qt and GDK actually are, TBH. I believe
> my understanding is correct that they are some sort of building-block type
> systems (scripting languages, if I had to guess), such that WMs and DEs can
> be made from Qt or GDK "parts"... but that's as far as I go.

GDK is the Gimp Drawing Kit, invented so that the GIMP could have 
windows and menus and the like.  It turned out to be useful for things 
other tha Gnu's Image Manipulation Program, and so people built all 
sorts of stuff on top of it.  Including simple and bloated desktop 

-- hendrik

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