[Development] Qt XML and Qt Xml Patterns

Giuseppe D'Angelo giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
Wed May 22 16:01:41 CEST 2019

Il 22/05/19 09:11, Alex Blasche ha scritto:
> This was a case where I thought it is obvious already. The definition of "Done" (given by Thiago earlier in this thread) has not applied for a long time anymore. There hasn't been maintainer for a long time. I understand this leave use cases in the dust but this can only by averted if somebody steps up to actively main this module. There is no point claiming support otherwise.
> Nothing has been decided at this stage but unless a new maintainer can be found, it might even slip into Removed state in Qt 6.
> In any case marking it as deprecated was mostly just a formal case to make the status quo really obvious to everybody.
> In hindsight I should have written a mail about it to this list. I am sorry about it.
> Please consider this mail as an official announcement of Qt Xml Patterns deprecation.

No problem (and I don't disagree with the deprecation), I just wanted to 
make sure that this was a public / announced / known decision rather 
than something slipping through the cracks. Thanks for clarifying!

Giuseppe D'Angelo | giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com | Senior Software Engineer
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