[Development] Deprecating BlackBerry Playbook support

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at theqtcompany.com
Mon Feb 9 08:19:43 CET 2015

No objections from my side. Unless someone else raises a very good
argument (I can’t see what that would be) within the next 48 hours, please
go ahead.


On 06/02/15 16:55, "Rafael Roquetto" <rafael.roquetto at kdab.com> wrote:

>Unless anyone is willing to help, I would like to propose deprecating and
>consequently removing BlackBerry Playbook code from Qt sources.
>This would mainly affect the QNX plugin.
>    - the Playbook NDK is old and its compiler does not keep up with
>      C++11 improvements inside Qt Code.
>    - the Playbook NDK diverges considerably from the standard BB10 NDK,
>      making it non-trivial to keep a common codebase.
>    - It's a defunct platform.
>    - Maintenance time is limited.
>If anyone objects, please raise your hands.
>Rafael Roquetto | rafael.roquetto at kdab.com | Software Engineer
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