Please help me understand how programs are layered

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Oct 3 21:53:46 UTC 2006

On 03/10/06, Mark A. Taff <marktaff at> wrote:
> On Tuesday 03 October 2006 12:00, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > Now, as I understand it, programs written with the QT toolkit are KDE
> > apps, and those written with the GTK toolkit are Gnome apps. Is this
> > correct?
> No. A KDE program is a program that uses the kde base libraries, many of which
> are based on QT libraries.  A QT program doesn't use kde base libraries.  KDE
> has bindings so that KDE programs can be written in many languages, though
> most are writtemn in C++.
> A QT program will run without the KDE base libraries, while a KDE app won't.
> HTH,
> Mark

Ah, that clears up some things. Thanks.


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