with early versions still in development, and if the last two PING mentioned that PCManFM, lightweight file manager for LXDE, had its Qt port to 85%, just know that the figure and is round: PCManFM comes Qt 0.1.0 .
As we have noted, PCManFM Qt is still in early development and has its flaws and shortcomings, which will be resolved in a future release. Right now, for example, the application does not have support for thumbnails and install-only available source-code is necessary to look to the information explained in the official announcement.
end the story here, but there are several interesting things to discuss. Without going any further, give a little echo PCManFM developer, who asks in his article that no longer send messages asking if PCManFM will change from GTK to Qt (I’ve even read people asking if LXDE is going to happen to Qt …). Not going to happen. Both versions will be developed by the same . So, everybody wins. Especially, it is happening to me (and I will not be the only one, sure), Razor-Qt, you earn a basic piece that will come in handy.
But I can not close this post without playing part of the footnote on page that the developer has left PCManFM:
I have to admit that working with Qt / C + + is much more rewarding and productive to do with C / GObject / GTK +. Because GTK + 3 breaks both backward compatibility and is slower and consumes more memory, do not see much advantage to GTK + now. GTK + 2 is lighter, but not something that happens with GTK + 3. Ironically, fix any broken compatibility is even more difficult to do the port to Qt in some cases (PCManFM, in my humble opinion, is one of them). So if someone is starting a completely new project and are considering which set of tools to use, personally recommend Qt, without aiming to GNOME 3.
Maybe some do not get it, or what entandáis bad (as an unprovoked attack), but has much more relevance in this day and age than it seems. Yes, I speak of “conspiracy theories” ….