[Development] Changes to Qt offering
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Mon Jan 27 17:57:51 CET 2020
Literally this whole thing could be: "we're making a cheaper offering for
small teams" and see where it goes. Instead it's one wholesome "**** you!"
package to the community at large.
On Mon, Jan 27, 2020 at 7:55 PM Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 27, 2020 at 04:00:48PM +0000, Tuukka Turunen wrote:
> > After the change every release of Qt will look like a non-lts release for
> > open-source users. Think of Qt 5.14 as an example. It was released in
> > December. Today it received the first patch release. There will be more
> > before next feature release is out. For open-source user Qt 5.15 will
> > just like Qt 5.14 does.
> Except that the next release after Qt 5.15 won't be 5.16 but Qt 6.
> How does the transition story for open source projects look there? If the
> (security) support for Qt 5.15 is dropped as soon as Qt 6 is released, does
> that mean projects would have to migrate immediately? What if they are
> third-party libraries which need to be migrated first?
> I'm aware that Qt 5 -> Qt 6 is supposed to be a manageable change (and
> than 3 -> 4 or 4 -> 5). But still, expecting projects to essentially have
> migrated before Qt 6 is released isn't exactly realistic...
> Am I missing something there?
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