[Development] Deprecation/removal model going into Qt 6

Christian Kandeler Christian.Kandeler at qt.io
Mon Jun 3 12:52:00 CEST 2019

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

> On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 01:24:13PM +0000, Volker Hilsheimer wrote:
> > The overall goal here is to make sure that we don’t have to carry
> > poorly designed architecture or APIs around with us throughout the Qt
> > 6 series, and as long as we care about binary and source compatibility
> > within a major series, doing what we can for Qt 6.0 (and doing it
> > right) is the only option we have.
> The problem is that we as a whole do not agree what "poorly designed
> architecture or APIs" means in detail anymore, sometimes even on a very
> fundamental level.
> E.g. the previous consent on Qt providing consistency and convenience
> is challenged regularly by some.

I don't think there is an actual controversy there; the term "some" already seems to be an overstatement.


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