[Development] Qt 5.0 beta and final timelines

Girish Ramakrishnan girish at forwardbias.in
Tue May 1 17:28:55 CEST 2012

Hi Lars,

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 1:40 PM,  <lars.knoll at nokia.com> wrote:


> I'd like to aim for having the first beta (with a hard API freeze) our by
> the contributor summit. Depending on the feedback we will then add a
> second beta beginning of August and aim for a final release sometime mid
> to end of August.

https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-25005 tracks the
showstoppers for the beta.

Lars/Jason, can I add the QPA files rename change
(https://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,23443) as a blocker to that

> In the meantime we can/should think about doing another alpha. Thiago
> proposed that one option here could be to simply release the first source
> package that works on all platforms as the second alpha. Like that we
> don't
> use any additional resources and time on creating that second alpha.

Source only alpha2 is a good idea.


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