[Development] Views in APIs

Ville Voutilainen ville.voutilainen at gmail.com
Wed May 13 11:53:56 CEST 2020

On Wed, 13 May 2020 at 12:46, Marc Mutz via Development
<development at qt-project.org> wrote:
> In the not so hypothetical case that Qt is used to visualize results of
> some business calculations, chances are that thrid-party libraries will
> use std::string or std::u16string, and not QString, requiring the use of
> QString::fromStdString() to pass these to a QString API. Had the API
> taken QStringView, no extra code would have been necessary.

Wait, what? How can QStringView view a std::string?

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