[Development] Future of QBS

Matthew Woehlke mwoehlke.floss at gmail.com
Tue Oct 17 16:28:43 CEST 2017

On 2017-10-17 05:49, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
> 17.10.2017, 05:06, "Kevin Kofler" wrote:
>> Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>>>  * It is target-oriented from the start and is not so burdened by legacy
>>>  ways of doing things wrong, which plague old CMake projects and confuse
>>>  newcomers
>> CMake is a mature tool with a long history, so of course it has to be
>> backwards compatible. The fact that old projects still compile is a great
>> feature (CMake is a lot better at backwards compatibility than, e.g.,
>> autotools) and should not be held against it. CMake does support newer,
>> better ways to do things.
> And makes very little effort to drop this legacy, even with major releases

Sorry, which part of "backwards compatible" did you not understand?

The same can be said of C++, and for the same reasons.


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