[Development] Qt 5.4.0 Beta snapshot available

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Oct 15 11:36:40 CEST 2014

On Tuesday 14 October 2014 20:41:22 Knoll Lars wrote:
> >In my opinion those changes - as big as they may seem - could go in after
> >the 
> >beat. Yes, they change the implementation a lot, but they barely affect
> >the 
> >API. The beta is about being able to try out new features in Qt and
> >getting 
> >feedback about for example regressions. IMO that's not in conflict with
> >your 
> >changes.
> I'm agreeing with Simon

Thanks for agreeing, but the point of the beta is to test the implementation, 
especially of new classes. I find it really weird if we told people *not* to 
test the current implementation because it's already obsolete by the time the 
beta is released.

Usually, if we found in the beta feedback that a major new feature requires a 
large refactoring, we'd either pull the feature back or we'd release a new 
beta so it could be tested. Relatively speaking, this is a major refactor of 

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

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