[Development] Moving QtMobility to qt-project.org

Angel Perles aperles at disca.upv.es
Mon Oct 15 11:46:58 CEST 2012

+1 for this.

Everyone is solving their own problems with QtMobility and if is 
becoming fragmented.


El 15/10/12 10:24, Thomas McGuire escribió:
> Hi,
> I'd like to propose to move QtMobility to the qt-project.org.
> The main reason I am proposing this is that we (RIM + KDAB) right now have a
> fork of QtMobility living on Gitorious [1]. This fork contains backends for
> sensors and multimedia for the new BB10 mobile OS, and will likely gain
> support for NFC and Bluetooth as well. It contains some API additions too.
> In addition to BB10, the Mer project also has patches for QtMobility [2], and
> the Android port has a backend [3]. Lorn Potter is working on backporting
> sensor gestures to QtMobility [4].
> As you can see, there is still interest in QtMobility. Having it on qt-
> project.org would potentially reduce the number of forks and patches that are
> around. At least we are committed to properly upstream all patches of the BB10
> fork.
> There are multiple advantages of making qt-project.org the home for
> QtMobility. First of all, we'd gain a proper review process through Gerrit.
> The docs would live on qt-project.org as well, which is naturally the first
> place people look for documentation. Right now the documenation for the API
> additions for BB10 are hard to find, for example. In general, getting rid of a
> fork is almost always a good idea.
> Any objections to this? How can we make this happen?
> The first steps would be to set up Gerrit for QtMobility and make sure commits
> to Gerrit end up on Gitorious.
> After that, we'd upstream the BlackBerry backend and the new API via Gerrit
> and get rid of the forked repository.
> There is already documentation at [5]. Is that auto-generated from the
> Gitorious repository automatically? If so, there is nothing to do in that
> area, hopefully.
> Eventually, we'd create a new 1.3 release with the BlackBerry backend and the
> new API (or maybe a 2.0 release even).
> Any thoughts?
> Regards,
> Thomas
> [1] https://gitorious.org/+kdab-developers/qt-mobility/qnx-qt-mobility
> [2] http://gitweb.merproject.org/gitweb?p=mer-core/qt-mobility.git;a=summary
> [3] http://quickgit.kde.org/?p=android-qt-mobility.git
> [4] https://qt.gitorious.org/~lpotter/qt-mobility/lpotters-qt-
> mobility/commit/2fd397a87e567dad8c48e2d7c1d35050a569d160
> [5] http://doc.qt.digia.com/qtmobility/index.html
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