[Development] Proposal: Deprecating platforms in Qt 5.6 that don't support lambda

André Somers andre at familiesomers.nl
Fri Feb 20 12:34:57 CET 2015

Olivier Goffart schreef op 20-2-2015 om 12:32:
> On Friday 20 February 2015 11:15:32 BogDan wrote:
>> I fully agree with you, but, sadly, I think it will not be possible in 5.x.
> We started supporting C++98 during the course of Qt 4.x.
> We dropped MSVC 6, in Qt 4.5 (despite there was still people using it) and
> were able to finally use member template functions for example and deprecate
> qObjectFind and such.
> I don't see why we could not force C++11 during Qt 5.x lifetime.
> Remember that Qt 6 is in the very far future if it is going to ever exist.
> Qt 5 is there to stay a long time.
Why is that a given? You make it sound like this is fact of life, rather 
than a choice.
And having Qt 6 would not automaticaly mean EOL for Qt 5 either, IMHO.


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