[Development] HEADS-UP: QStringLiteral
sergio.martins at kdab.com
Wed Aug 21 14:13:39 CEST 2019
On 2019-08-20 16:56, Bogdan Vatra via Development wrote:
> Isn't silly to have so many wrappers around a such a simple thing as
> strings? All the major frameworks out there (i.e. Java, C#) they have a
> String which does all the magic.
We do have a single one that does all the magic: QString. A Qt user can
ignore all others.
The difference between Qt and Java or C# is that we also offer
non-allocating alternatives for users who care. And if they care, they
need to learn them.
For the case that triggered this discussion, the androiddeployqt
executable, I wouldn't bother with optimizations and just use what's
more readable, even raw strings.
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