[Development] Deprecating modules with 5.5

Jaroslaw Staniek staniek at kde.org
Tue Feb 3 09:35:45 CET 2015

On 3 February 2015 at 09:29, Knoll Lars <Lars.Knoll at theqtcompany.com> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks for the info. As for performance, I'd mention I am looking for
equivalents of QScriptClass which is a handy and light tool.

Other than that - QScriptEngineDebugger equivalents?

regards, Jaroslaw Staniek

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