[Development] Cross-compile Qt 4.8.x for QNX 6.5.0

Lars Knoll lars.knoll at qt.io
Wed Dec 20 22:47:36 CET 2017

> On 20 Dec 2017, at 19:28, Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com> wrote:
> On quarta-feira, 20 de dezembro de 2017 09:42:39 PST Lars Knoll wrote:
>>> I still call a mistake to use Qt 4.8 for ANY new project in 2018. Whether
>>> KDAB  or ICS or TQtC actually makes money off other people's mistakes is
>>> totally orthogonal. Just don't be jack^*&*es and do advise your customers
>>> to PLEASE pretty please with a cherry on top consider upgrading to
>>> software that is still receiving security fixes.
>> Thiago, that's what we're always doing. Nobody I know of advises customers
>> to use old and unsupported versions of Qt. 
> I know you do. I just had to write that because it sounded extremely callous 
> when I wrote "it's ok for you to make money off other people's mistakes". I 
> know that it's not the immediate consequence. You do advise them, but if they 
> insist (for good reason or ill), then I expect you to be suitably compensated 
> for the work.

Absolutely. If people really need the old version there's ways to get help, but support for those always comes at a premium.


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