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Re: [linrad] Front end for Linrad
Dr. David Kirkby wrote:
Richard Hosking wrote:
Thanks for your reply
I am no programming expert, but I am trying to get up to speed in IT
generally as part of a graduate certificate, which is relevant to my
work in medical informatics .
I have looked at Qt before but struggled with the complexity of the
If I recall correctly, there are some licencing issues with Qt - the
MS Windoze code is not open source. Whether that bothers anyone is
another matter, but it would restrict the ability to port to Windoze.
I'm well aware Linrad is primarily (perhaps exclusively) a Linux
project, but people do tend to port code.
WxWidgets http://www.wxwindows.org/ is a free open-source GUI which
seems to offer the same as Qt, but without the licencing issues.
I'm no fan of Windoze, and have not compared Qt to WxWindows, but just
mention Qt is not the only library of its type, and it not the most
portable (for free software).
All other things being equal (and they might not be of course) I would
tend to keep aware from something that is tied too much to one