[Development] Deprecating modules with 5.5

Bo Thorsen bo at vikingsoft.eu
Wed Mar 18 07:44:12 CET 2015

Den 17-03-2015 kl. 23:45 skrev Thiago Macieira:
> On Tuesday 17 March 2015 17:14:38 Jan Kundrát wrote:
>> On Tuesday, 3 February 2015 08:33:46 CET, Knoll Lars wrote:
>>> * Qt WebKit
>> While I understand the reasons on why you want to remove this one, I think
>> that this goes against the promise of compatibility at [1]:
>> "Qt essentials define the foundation of Qt on all platforms. They are
>> available on all supported development platforms and on the tested target
>> platforms. They will remain source and binary compatible during Qt 5."
>> Both "Qt WebKit" and "Qt WebKit Widgets" are listed under Essentials.
>> QtScript and QtDeclarative are listed as Addons, and "could probably go".
>> You're of course free to do whatever you want to do -- it's just that the
>> project has promised that this won't happen.
> We promised not to break source or binary compatibility. Where are we doing
> that?

Removing classes is as binary incompatible as you can possibly make it.


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