[Development] QAction-like API for QML

Stephen Kelly stephen.kelly at kdab.com
Tue Dec 18 13:25:56 CET 2012

On Sunday, December 16, 2012 21:12:18 Bache-Wiig Jens wrote:
> > But if you are writing a 100% declarative UI you'd probably wish to
> > avoid linking against widgets.  So I guess you're saying regular old
> > QActions should be exposed just for putting a declarative UI onto
> > legacy apps, and also there should be a new QQuick action, which is an
> > unrelated class?
> Yes. That is exactly what I am proposing. We will support the parts of
> QAction that we can for legacy and portability, but we will introduce a new
> QQuickAction class for QML. You can use both with QML but you can only
> (directly) use QAction with widgets.

Please not QQuickAction, but QGuiAction. Design it to be UI independent, not 
tied to a UI implementation (Qt Quick).


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