[Development] Deprecating modules with 5.5

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at theqtcompany.com
Tue Feb 3 09:29:08 CET 2015

On 03/02/15 09:24, "Jaroslaw Staniek" <staniek at kde.org> wrote:

>On 3 February 2015 at 08:33, Knoll Lars <Lars.Knoll at theqtcompany.com>
>> Hi,
>> I’d like to mark a few modules as deprecated with 5.5, and most likely
>> remove them from the binary packages with 5.6. These modules are:
>> * Qt WebKit
>> * Qt Declarative (Qt Quick 1)
>> * Qt Script
>> All of these modules are by now a couple of years old, don’t receive
>> updates above the bare minimum and have a replacement that is actively
>> being developed in Qt 5.
>Thanks for the update.
>Is there a replacement for, say, 90% of Qt Script features, including
>these where performance counts?

QtQml should with 5.5 have most of the required API and the performance
should not be a whole lot worse than QtScript (as the JS engine in there
is by now ~5 years old). Please let Simon and myself know if you’re
missing some functionality or find some larger performance gap.


>I understand that the concern here is that the engine itself isn't and
>won't be updated.
>regards, Jaroslaw Staniek
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