Hi :) Thanks chaps :) I am a bit lost. Well, totally lost tbh. This Qt issue is a bit of a tangent really. I was just trying to say that there are a lot of better alternatives that are far less likely to get the users machines compromised. Writing stuff in Java forces people that want to use your programs to have java installed and active. So, you would basically be forcing your customers/clients/colleagues to run vulnerable systems in order to run your code, if you code in java. Hence lots of people are moving away from java. Not just the entire LibreOffice project but also others.
Of course a lot of companies are going to take a long time to steer away from Java and there will be a lot of resistance from people that prefer to help pepople get infected rather than use their current skills set to enable them to learn alternatives faster. A lot of companies are going to have to start paying for Oracle's new "professional" or "enterprise" versions of Java if/when they create those. Oracle can't keep providing java for free and so far they are right on-track for monetising it. Regards from Tom :) >________________________________ > From: Mirosław Zalewski <mini...@poczta.onet.pl> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org >Sent: Monday, 4 February 2013, 9:32 >Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Development of Extensions for LibreOffice > >On 04/02/2013 at 10:44, Mark Stanton <m...@vowleyfarm.co.uk> wrote: > >> Qt isn't a programming language Tom, it's a UI framework (written in >> C++). > >It has been some time since Qt grown to be much more than simple UI framework. >Right now it's application framework providing abstraction layers for many >parts of operating system, as well as modules that ease development of modern >applications (using Unicode, SQL, XML, SVG etc.). >-- >Best regards >Mirosław Zalewski > >-- >For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org >Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ >Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette >List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/ >All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted > > > -- For unsubscribe instructions e-mail to: users+h...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Netiquette List archive: http://listarchives.libreoffice.org/global/users/ All messages sent to this list will be publicly archived and cannot be deleted