[Development] Enumerations in QML

Alan Alpert 416365416c at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 02:10:24 CET 2012

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 5:06 PM, Chris Adams <chris.adams at qinetic.com.au> wrote:
> Hi,
> ...
>> Since this is currently necessary, it does mean that anyone who wants
>> to see enums properly supported should help out with the v4vm work
>> (currently the best way to fix QTBUG-24799).
> The v4vm implementation is an orthogonal issue entirely.  Let me put it this
> way: this "unresolvable typename" issue existed in 4.x when we used JSC, and
> it exists in 5.0 now that we're using V8, and it will exist in 5.1 or 5.2
> when we use v4vm.  The problem is an issue with QML's typesystem, not the
> JavaScript engine which we use.  Unless you're saying that the v4vm effort
> also involves improving the typesystem for performance or other reasons
> (which is entirely possible, I haven't looked into it too deeply yet,
> unfortunately).

You're right it's not the exact same thing. I was more thinking about
how if I was going to fix it (and I don't have time right now) I'd do
v4vm first expecting that to make it easier to implement enums.

Alan Alpert

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