[Development] Deprecation/removal model going into Qt 6

Philippe philwave at gmail.com
Sat Jun 1 15:09:10 CEST 2019


On Sat, 1 Jun 2019 14:36:12 +0200
André Pönitz <apoenitz at t-online.de> wrote:

> So it might make even sense to step back further and start with 
> asking "What should Qt be?" before trying to find out on whether
> a specific API is poorly designed or not, as that decision depends
> on the purpose.

I second a recent quote from Lars Knoll :

> Qt has always had a somewhat different philosophy. Make C++ easy to use,
> no need to use Java. The fact is that 95% of the source code our users
>write will not be performance critical. You don’t want to make the pay
>the price of having a difficult to use API for those 95% of the code. 

And I wish to add: the vast majority of Qt developers I have met, are
not C++ wizards.

Philippe



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