[Development] SIC adding ref-qualified overloads

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at digia.com
Thu Jul 31 09:14:10 CEST 2014

On 31/07/14 02:13, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:

>On Wednesday 30 July 2014 20:14:58 Olivier Goffart wrote:
>> > Those changes are technically source-incompatible: if you take the
>> > of one of those functions, your code will stop compiling. This was
>> > in
>> > Creator:
>> > https://codereview.qt-project.org/90988
>> >
>> > The change is transparent for regular calls of those functions.
>> It is not much different than adding an overload, and we do that quite
>> often.
>True, but the change to one of the Qt Creator files would not have broken
>to an overload, since there was a good context for selecting the right
>The other file would have broken anyway due to passing the PMF to a

+1 to adding the methods. Taking the PMF is done rarely, and the benefit
outweighs the slight source incompatibility IMO.


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