[Development] Deprecating modules with 5.5

Olivier Goffart olivier at woboq.com
Wed Feb 4 15:56:41 CET 2015

On Wednesday 04 February 2015 09:23:12 Knoll Lars wrote:
> On 04/02/15 10:20, "Olivier Goffart" <olivier at woboq.com> wrote:

> >Also, is it not time to decide which platform are we going to stop
> >supporting in Qt 5.6?
> >
> >For example, if we were to decide to start using some of the C++11, we
> >should drop MSVC 2008 which would allow us to already use things like auto
> >and decltype. 
> >We could also drop gcc 4.4 which would let us lambda function.
> In principle I agree. The problem with 2008 is that this is currently the
> only compiler supporting Windows Embedded 7, so we can’t easily get rid of
> it. Dropping gcc 4.4 is afaik not a big problem.

The question then is how relevant will Windows Embedded 7 be in 2016 when Qt 
5.6 will be there. And if it is worth to limit ourselves because of it.


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