[Development] ICU decision?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Aug 7 01:37:34 CEST 2013

On quarta-feira, 7 de agosto de 2013 00:22:59, John Layt wrote:
> The  question really then is how to expose the advanced features from an 
> optional ICU:
> * Separate module

That's fallback.

> * In QtCore, but classes only available on Win32 if ICU used

That's out of the question.

> * In QtCore, but with a Win32 backend that has a degraded experience if ICU 
> not used

The only "degraded experience" I would accept is "full functionality for C and 
system locales". It would be acceptable for the classes to not have any 
support for other locales, like trying to get number formatting for 
Azerbaijani on a German Windows.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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