[Development] Qt LTS & C++11 plans

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Nov 13 19:37:25 CET 2015

On Tuesday 10 November 2015 20:22:28 Knoll Lars wrote:
> At least for now, I don't want us to rely too much on standard library
> features in our APIs (ie. Using these types in the APIs we expose to our
> users).
> But I am not opposed to using any of these features in our implementation,
> if they work on all platforms we currently support with Qt 5.7. 

Hi Lars

To confirm: some of the use we're talking about is in public headers, such as 
std::enable_if and <type_traits>. They don't affect our API and ABI, but they 
require the user to have the ability in question in order to compile their 

I don't think this changes your recommendation, but I wanted to clarify.

One more thing: I'd like a whitelist of features that have been tested and are 
known to work on all platforms.
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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