[Development] PROPOSAL: merge #qt-qml and #qt-components to #qt-quick

Nurmi J-P jpnurmi at digia.com
Tue Jun 11 15:00:31 CEST 2013

Because #qt-quick is prettier and fits better with QtQuick Controls. :) From what I've seen, there are rarely pure QML questions on #qt-qml, but most are related to QtQuick anyway.

J-P Nurmi

On Jun 11, 2013, at 2:15 PM, Laszlo Papp <lpapp at kde.org> wrote:

> Why not #qt-qml for the merged channel? I use the term "QML" more than "QtQuick" in this context.
> I agree about having one channel though.
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 3:04 PM, Nurmi J-P <jpnurmi at digia.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to propose merging the current #qt-qml and #qt-components IRC channels to a single channel called #qt-quick.
> Reasons:
> - the #qt-components name is outdated now that we have QtQuick Controls
> - most users don't understand the distinction between QML, QtQuick and QtQuick Controls.
> I believe this would make it easier for new users to find the correct channel. We would also setup automatic redirects from the old channels so the naming would be more or less transparent to the current users. Thoughts?
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