[Development] QtWebKit is coming back (part 2)

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Thu May 4 16:21:03 CEST 2017

04.05.2017, 17:17, "Thiago Macieira" <thiago.macieira at intel.com>:
> Em quinta-feira, 4 de maio de 2017, às 06:51:45 PDT, Konstantin Tokarev
> escreveu:
>>  I'm leaning towards "6.0.0" number, because it's larger than any 5.x and
>>  makes it clear that versioning is different now. Bug fixes will increment
>>  patch version (6.0.x), WebKit updates minor version (6.1.x etc), API/ABI
>>  breaking changes - major verison (7.0 etc.)
> I thought you weren't breaking either source or binary compatibility.


> So using a new major number sounds wrong.

Yes. But using 5.$large_number seems wrong too, because there is no hard
upper limit for Qt 5.x series

> And what would you do when Qt 6 gets released in a couple of years?

There will be QtWebKit 7.x by then, because there are some desirable changes
that would break ABI. There is no clear plan yet, though.

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