[Development] Proposal: All Qt modules must use the same version number

Stephen Kelly stephen.kelly at kdab.com
Mon Jun 30 09:36:39 CEST 2014

On Friday, June 27, 2014 13:10:17 Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Em sex 27 jun 2014, às 21:28:41, André Pönitz escreveu:
> > This pretty much sounds like "If a module uses private API it should
> > follow Qt Core numbering, if it doesn't it's free to pick anything."
> Sounds like a good compromise to me.

Not to me.

1) A module may start not using private API and add it later.
2) It is an increase in 'the number of standards'. That is not useful.

> If a module wants to release out-of-schedule, it will need to use an extra
> version number, like

And and etc.

The time between patch releases is already very short. Even the time between 
minor releases is reliably short at 6 months.


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