david.faure at kdab.com
Fri Jan 20 23:10:17 CET 2012
On Thursday 19 January 2012 15:16:29 Robin Burchell wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 11:02 AM, <lars.knoll at nokia.com> wrote:
> > Is there really any big value in having this? It feels wrong to have
> > special handling for HTML in here. While it's one of the most prominent
> > formats for rich text, there are so many other formats that would require
> > different escaping and we certainly don't want to support them all. I can
> > live with toHTMLEscaped(), since it cleans up a really messy part of the
> > Qt 4 API, but I'm not sure I want to extend this a whole lot more.
> Big value, well... as you mentioned, it's common. I've needed to write
> code to do entity decoding in the past, I'm sure a lot of others have.
shows 6 different KDE apps which have a need for it. Plus one using fromEntity.
IMHO this shows that this functionality should really be in Qt indeed
(but not necessarily in QString or even in QtCore)
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