[Development] RFD: plugins vs QStringLiterals

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at theqtcompany.com
Thu Nov 12 12:54:14 CET 2015

On 12/11/15 12:28, "Development on behalf of Paul Olav Tvete" <development-bounces at qt-project.org on behalf of paul.tvete at theqtcompany.com> wrote:

>On Friday 6. November 2015 10.10.52 Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> But before I go and modify QFactoryLoader... what is that class for? Can
>> anyone find out from the old history? It traces its existence back to "Long
>> live Qt 4.5".
>Added by Matthias in commit 89df363e4a795d67342d04e478af592618e16363 at Thu 
>May 6 13:28:09 2004
>"added the new plugin stuff. Not yet used, not yet compiled."
>Hope that helps. :p 
>But seriously, there does not seem to be a lot more information in the old 
>history than what's in the code today.

Most of that code is 8 years old by now, and some of the reasons for having these things separated have most probably disappeared by now. Let's simply look at things from todays perspective :)


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