[Development] Requesting a module for Qt5 classes that won't be maintained in Qt6
edward.welbourne at qt.io
Fri Jan 24 16:32:59 CET 2020
Sona Kurazyan (24 January 2020 10:29)
> Previously there were discussions that we need to have a new module in Qt 6 for the Qt 5 classes that will be no longer maintained in Qt 6.
> Here are some candidates to be moved there in Qt 6 (see https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-80312):
> * QLinkedList
> * QRegExp
> * QStateMachine
> * QStringRef
> * QList
> * QJsonDocument::fromBinaryData()
> The list is not complete or final, feel free to suggest more items that you think will fit there.
> So, I would like to request a new module and repository for this.
+1 for the repository.
> Name of the repository: qt/qt5compat.git
> Description: The module contains unsupported Qt 5 APIs
> Responsible person: Sona Kurazyan
> Gerrit user/email: sona.kurazyan at qt.io
Are you a Maintainer [QUIP 2] ?
Do we require a module's responsible person to be a Maintainer ?
If yes to the former or no to the latter, I'm fine with the proposed details.
[QUIP 2] http://quips-qt-io.herokuapp.com/quip-0002.html#maintainers
(Full disclosure: I'm in the same scrum team as Sona;
and I'm not a Maintainer.)
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