[Development] Proposal: Deprecate QVector in Qt 6

Giuseppe D'Angelo giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
Thu Apr 23 18:05:49 CEST 2020

On 4/23/20 5:04 PM, Julius Bullinger wrote:
> Another suggestion: Get rid if the aliases; use the fully-qualified
> types instead.
> I'm always irritated if I open the documentation of QVariantList from
> within Qt Creator, and land on the QVariant docu instead. I'm interested
> in the features of the container, not the contained type.

This is a documentation bug or a Creator bug. You're supposed to land on
this anchor: https://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qvariant.html#QVariantList-typedef

> And I have to remember if QStringList is the same as as QList<QString>,
> or if it's actually a different container with a different API.

In fact, it is-a QList<QString>. What's the problem here with its naming?

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