[Development] Having a reserved value for the platform enums was RE: Binary incompatible changes to Qt 4.8

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Sat May 26 10:22:29 CEST 2012

On quinta-feira, 24 de maio de 2012 11.31.19, Shaw Andy wrote:
> Since this could easily be a problem again in the future should we consider
> having a reserved value for the Windows and Mac platform version
> enums?  That way should it be decided that we want to add support for a new
> version of a platform in a maintenance release we could easily utilize the
> reserved one and then bump up the reserved one in the next minor release. 

We don't know what the next version is going to be, at least its marketing 
name. Windows 7 and 8, despite the names, are still Windows 6.x, which is the 
Vista kernel.

We could add the "Mac OS X 10.9" macro, but not its cat name because we don't 
know which one it will be.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
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