[Development] QZipReader and QZipWriter

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Thu Jul 31 02:08:15 CEST 2014

On Monday 28 July 2014 11:08:59 Olivier Goffart wrote:
> On Friday 25 July 2014 18:29:45 Alibek Omarov wrote:
> > Hello, Qt Developers. :)
> > 
> > I have a few questions. Why classes QZipReader  and QZipWriter still ( for
> > a 5 years? ) in gui-private section? It will be finished or dropped?
> Because nobody did the job to coordinate and finish the API review and
> polish it to make it public API.
> If you are interested in doing so, feel free to step up.
> For a starter, I believe this class does not belong in QtGui's public API.
> Maybe QtCore, or a new module.
> Otherwise, you can also use the KArchive module part of KDE Frameworks
> http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/karchive/html/index.ht
> ml

The existence of KArchive basically blocks a new module in Qt that does this, 
unless this new module has relevant new functionality or is considerably less 
resource-demanding than KArchive.

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

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