[Development] FW: Proposal for RFC like feature process

Alan Alpert 416365416c at gmail.com
Thu Jul 25 17:42:01 CEST 2013

On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 2:36 AM, Bubke Marco <Marco.Bubke at digia.com> wrote:
> Hi
> There are now many new feature proposals popping up on the mailing list.
> Sometime there is a link to a wiki page, JIRA etc.. You can easily get lost.
> The result are more hard designable (we working on the qml designer)
> features and Qml has more than enough already. So I propose something like
> the PEPs of Python: http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0001/ It is working
> very well for them.
> Lets call it Qt Enhancement Proposal(QEP).
> In short you publish a  QEP on the wiki and add it to the QEP list so
> everybody can find it. There will be a discussion about it on the mailing
> list. The arguments will be compressed in the QEP and then there will be a
> decision. The QEP will stay so if somebody come up again he can be pointed
> to the QEP.
> This worked very well for Python and so far I know most other languages(and
> many projects) have simular process.
> Yes it sound like more work but I think in the end it is less.

How much more work it is, and the utility, depends on what exactly
goes in the wiki. With this vague level of specification, I also
cannot see the difference between this an a JIRA suggestion.

Could you create a QEP-0001 both defining and exemplifying the concept?

Alan Alpert

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