[Development] QList for Qt 6

Giuseppe D'Angelo giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
Sat May 25 00:37:19 CEST 2019

Il 24/05/19 18:16, Uwe Rathmann ha scritto:
>> We're talking about code that users should_stop_  using anyhow,
>> and port away from it, right?
> Please also consider the situation of 3rd party libraries ( like Qwt ),
> that have to support Qt5/Qt6 from the same code base - probably for many
> years after Qt6 has been released.
> Currently Qwt supports all Qt version >= Qt 4.4. Qwt 5.x did even
> support Qt3/Qt4 from the same code base, what was a nightmare as you can
> imagine.
> In my daily work project we also have a set of core libraries, that run
> on old hardware with Qt4/QWS and on more recent projects with Qt5.

This is yet another argument in favour of "don't touch QList": codebases 
that need compatibility.

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