[Development] RFC: Defaulting to or enforcing UTF-8 locales on Unix systems

Rainer Keller Rainer.Keller at qt.io
Tue Nov 19 08:31:41 CET 2019

> I see no reason why we can't keep the QTextCodec _interface_ in Qt Core,
> together with some interface to register new codecs, provide UTF-* directly,
> and let the "fancy" ones live on in a seperate module, plugging them in
> at runtime.

My opinion is the same. Keep QTextCodec in QtCore with only UTF 
encodings. All others, like ICU and the conversion tables, move to a 
module and are only enabled when the users choose to do so.


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