[Development] Feature freeze and Alpha

Olivier Goffart olivier at woboq.com
Wed Feb 8 16:38:28 CET 2012

On Monday 06 February 2012 11:43:52 Anselmo L. S. Melo wrote:
> Hi,
> On 02/05/2012 11:12 AM, lars.knoll at nokia.com wrote:
> > Is there anything that I have now forgotten that really *must* be in 5.0
> > (i.e. it really can't be done in a BC/SC way for Qt 5.1)? If you have such
> > an item, please speak up, otherwise I'll consider the above exception list
> > as final.
> The following threads contain discussions about moving some classes (e.g.
> QIcon, QAction, QFileSystemModel, QUndoStack, etc) that are currently in
> QtWidgets to an independent, self contained library:
> - "Moving QUndoStack and QUndoCommand out of QtWidgets"
> - "QStandardItemModel moved to "QtWidgets" module, not good idea?"
> I believe these changes need more discussion, though.
> In the case we agree with the mentioned changes, they must be in 5.0,
> correct?

Not only It is not binary compatible on all system to move a class from one 
library to another, but also they will probably need changes that are not 
binary compatible if even source compatible.

Meaning one will need to invent new names for their use with QML if we do that 
after 5.0.

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