[Development] What kind of airplane we want to build?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Jan 22 17:50:52 CET 2016

On Friday 22 January 2016 11:26:55 Bogdan Vatra wrote:
> AFAIK C++11/14 compilers have zero-cost exception, so, is there any reason
> why  not start using them in Qt 6.0 ?

Yes. There's a couple of man-decades worth of work to make entire Qt thread-
safe. Then there's the whole discussion about what to do in OOM situations and 
whether we can even reliably detect them, which I won't rehash here.

If you meant it restricted to a few classes, like containers, that's 
achievable within one year. If we decide to do that, to make it truly useful 
we probably should extend to all value-type classes, like QString and 
Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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