[Development] QProperty and library coding guide

Ville Voutilainen ville.voutilainen at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 22:28:04 CEST 2020

On Fri, 24 Jul 2020 at 22:24, Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer
<perezmeyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> > A few years ago, Gtk threatened to do that starting with Gtk 4:
> > https://lwn.net/Articles/691131/
> > https://blogs.gnome.org/desrt/2016/06/13/gtk-4-0-is-not-gtk-4/
> > https://blogs.gnome.org/desrt/2016/06/14/gtk-5-0-is-not-gtk-5/
> >
> > They changed their minds.
> When those news arose we Qt maintainers felt really really happy that
> we maintain Qt, and that's because of BC.
> Qt is already too big to maintain, especially if you are not being
> paid for it. Break BC often and finding distro maintainers will be the
> hardest thing to do.

+1. Frequent BC breaks end up hurting end users, in addition to
developers and packagers.
They are going to walk, and the developers will follow.

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