[Development] Marking BB10 unsupported
rafael.roquetto at kdab.com
Tue Mar 24 13:24:02 CET 2015
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 08:04:22AM +0000, Blasche Alexander wrote:
> The BB10 code in Qt is not just the platform plugin. Does this statement apply to all other BB10 code throughout other Qt modules? To mind comes sensors, qtlocation, bluetooth, nfc and maybe multimedia.
> And just out of curiosity, how do I distinguish QNX from BB10.The line is often very blurry.
Vladimir already answered, but just as an addendum: grep for Q_OS_BLACKBERRY
in the code. Also, BlackBerry uses its own event dispatcher
> From: development-bounces+alexander.blasche=theqtcompany.com at qt-project.org <development-bounces+alexander.blasche=theqtcompany.com at qt-project.org> on behalf of Rafael Roquetto <rafael.roquetto at kdab.com>
> Sent: Monday, March 23, 2015 17:59
> To: Qt Project Development Mailing-List
> Subject: [Development] Marking BB10 unsupported
> After discussing this with Bernd, who maintains the QNX platform together with
> myself, we have decided to mark the BlackBerry 10 platform unsupported.
> According to BlackBerry, they are still committed to Qt4 releases, but have no
> plans for Qt5. With that in mind, and given the fact that we have limited
> resources, maintaining the BB10 port becomes an unfeasible task, and we prefer
> to focus on stock QNX, which remains unaffected by this announcement.
> The plan is to keep the BB10 plugin around for now (just that we will no longer be
> officially supporting it), but eventually we plan to remove it completely from
> the Qt codebase in case no one looks after it. We will keep it around while it
> still works, but there will be no committment on keeping it working.
> Kind regards,
> Rafael Roquetto | rafael.roquetto at kdab.com | Software Engineer
> Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB, a KDAB Group company
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Rafael Roquetto | rafael.roquetto at kdab.com | Software Engineer
Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB, a KDAB Group company
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