[Development] Use of Standard Library containers in Qt source code

Cristian Adam cristian.adam at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 00:20:01 CEST 2016

On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 12:06 PM, Marco Bubke <Marco.Bubke at qt.io> wrote:

> I think it simply a question of time to get used to the STL. You get used
> to many things.
> I think we should mind about the new features of C++ which are coming,
> which cannot integrated very well with Qt because we use a different idiom.
> I really think we should make it easier for the developer but if we
> provide no way to go the fast path do we really make it easier?
> If the context is changing over time, is it not smart to reevaluate
> decision again and maybe go a different route? I don't mean to do it all
> the time but maybe there is a middle path between different
> "fundamentalisms". [image: 😉]
Luckily there's Copper Spice, and it seems they want to be the more
*modern* C++ Qt library.

Their latest presentation
at page 6 this:

[image: Inline image 1]

The STL containers part is not yet done. Will they keep the move semantics
for the upcoming

What would QString refactor would bring? UTF-8? QStringView?

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