[Development] Backwards compatibiltiy break in Qt 5.5

Olivier Goffart olivier at woboq.com
Mon Jul 27 16:26:38 CEST 2015

On Monday 27. July 2015 01:25:18 NIkolai Marchenko wrote:
> Hi! We (Russian Qt community) have a situation we could not resolve with
> Thiago Macieira in bug tracker, so have to ask for Chief Maintainer's
> attention.
> The bug in question is there:
> https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-47316

I agree with you that by default qDebug() << someString; should indeed not 
escape the printable character, and print them as it.
This is what most would expect.
QString is meant to contains unicode!

(For QByteArray this is different since QByteArray does not specify the 


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