[Development] Proposal: Deprecate QVector in Qt 6

Giuseppe D'Angelo giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
Thu Apr 23 11:45:28 CEST 2020

On 4/23/20 10:55 AM, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> So take for example this function in QIconEngine:
> virtual QList<QSize> availableSizes(QIcon::Mode mode = 
> Icon::Normal, QIcon::State state = QIcon::Off) const;
> If we change that to QVector, we require our users to clutter their code 
> base with #ifdefs. If we keep it with QList but use QVector in all 
> non-virtual functions, then we create a less consistent API.

Why do you say "we require"? What kind of user code would break?

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