[Development] Dropping XP?

Tony Van Eerd tvaneerd at blackberry.com
Tue Dec 10 18:13:01 CET 2013

- I think there is cleanup that could be done.
- I think it is still too early to do so.  I'm still running XP! (true, not for much longer...)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces+tvaneerd=blackberry.com at qt-project.org
> [mailto:development-bounces+tvaneerd=blackberry.com at qt-project.org] On
> Behalf Of Thiago Macieira
> Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 10:29 AM
> To: development at qt-project.org
> Subject: Re: [Development] Dropping XP?
> On terça-feira, 10 de dezembro de 2013 12:30:23, Knight Andrew wrote:
> > I don't think there's much benefit to rushing into this. In the cases
> where
> > WinRT's native API is wildly different than Win32, we can use a new
> > file. Apart from a cleaner codebase, I don't see much benefit in
> ripping
> > out code before Qt 6 - leaving it there allows the community to
> continue
> > trying to support Windows XP.
> That's why I asked if there's something that makes our codebase cleaner
> by
> cleaning up. Remember when we dropped non-Unicode Windows support? It
> cleaned
> up a lot of #ifdef UNICODE and QT_WA() usages.
> John has one point: he could remove the fallback code for the timezone
> support.
> --
> Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
>   Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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