Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 04:14:07 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: wxWidgets -vs- QT Discussion On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 02:37:46AM +0300, Solar Designer wrote: > My reference to wxWidgets specifically is based on our review and an > initial attempt to use wxWidgets for a JtR GUI in 2004 (this work was > never completed). IIRC, the primary reason to choose wxWidgets over Qt > was native look of the widgets (native to each target platform). Like, > if we compile a JtR GUI for Windows, it will look like a typical Windows > app, not like a foreign app brought to Windows. If my understanding is > correct, a Qt app would have a Qt look rather than native. Apparently, Qt is near-native now: http://wiki.wxwidgets.org/Talk:WxWidgets_Compared_To_Other_Toolkits#Qt_uses_native_widgets_now http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qt_(framework)#Use_of_native_UI-rendering_APIs So it is within consideration. Alexander
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