[Development] Proposal: Deprecate QVector in Qt 6

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Thu Apr 23 10:02:04 CEST 2020

On Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 07:43:33AM +0000, Simon Hausmann wrote:
>    Hi,
>    In dev we've had QVector being an alias for QList for a while now. For
>    the 6.0 release this particular topic (QList/QVector) suggests two
>    goals (among others):
>        (1) Use the same type throughout the public API of Qt.
>        (2) Make it easy for our users to maintain a code base that works
>    with Qt 5 and 6.
>    In the light of those two goals, I think we should keep using QList as
>    the type in the public API. I don't think we should do a search and
>    replace activity and switch to QVector. In the light of that, I would
>    like to propose simply deprecating QVector and stick to QList
>    everywhere.
>    What do you think?

This would avoid *quite* a bit code churn for user code.



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