Arnt Gulbrandsen wrote:
> I suppose I should rot13 all this...
> Falk Brettschneider <email@example.com>
> > I believe to remember that once A.G. said in a previous email that it has
> > nothing to do with "cute"...
> The Q is short for a word, yes, but the Q was chosen first and then the
> word... the reason for the Q in Qt is that Tk (that tcl thing) came along
> and TkString had to be renamed :) Noone was using Q as a class name
> prefix, and one of the founders thought class names starting with Q looked
> good in emacs' default font on Slackware...
> Install Slackware 0.99, load qstring.cpp in emacs and see for yourself :)
> The t is by analogy with Xt.
> > Well, maybe the "t" stands for TrollTech...but the "Q"...(quality?)...
> > anyway...
> This happened 6-12 months before the name "Troll Tech" was born.