[Development] Qt XML and Qt Xml Patterns
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Fri May 24 11:51:13 CEST 2019
24.05.2019, 12:44, "Kai Köhne" <kai.koehne at qt.io>:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Development <development-bounces at qt-project.org> On Behalf Of
>> Bernhard Lindner
>> Subject: Re: [Development] Qt XML and Qt Xml Patterns
>> > It's good that Bernhard has received an official statement.
>> I agree! Thank you!
> Indeed, thanks for bringing this up here! We quite obviously should improve
> the processes here.
>> > In general, I think the Qt Company could make a little more effort to
>> > communicate such decisions, educate its user community, and attract
>> > new potential maintainers. Actually, communication should start before
>> > a problem results in a decision. Isn't that an important aspect of community
> No question about that. I can assure you though there was no ill-intend.
> Let's try to do better in the future.
>> Agreed as well.
>> Assuming that Qt Xml is deprecated as well (still not sure) this is the fourth
>> time a deprecated component tears major holes in my applications. Regarding
>> Qt Xml and Qt Xml Patterns it surprises me a lot since I consider them essential
>> components. I will use the stream classes under no circumstances. This means
>> in my book Qt does not support one of the most important techniques (XML)
>> anymore. Hard to believe.
> I'm with you on Qt XML; Uploaded
> https://codereview.qt-project.org/c/qt/qtbase/+/262779 for improving
> the documentation.
> But maybe some approver wants to step up and become the official maintainer
> of Qt XML?
> For Qt XML Patterns, the situation is IMO a bit different. The module has
> some architectural problems, and there are good alternatives out there (check
> out e.g. https://xml.apache.org/xalan-c/ for XSLT). So I think it's more honest
> to our users to mark it deprecated, than to assume it's in a good state and should
> be used for new projects.
Do you have any recommendation for standalone xquery processor to replace
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