[Development] Is qsizetype *documented* to be ptrdiff_t?

Giuseppe D'Angelo giuseppe.dangelo at kdab.com
Thu Sep 3 13:14:06 CEST 2020

On 03/09/2020 08:54, Lars Knoll wrote:
> I think we have long in most of the important places today. I agree that adding long to the overload set is somewhat annoying, but it could be an inline method mapping to QIntegerForSize<sizeof(long)>::type.
> Has anybody ever looked how many places we would actually have problems with that? I doubt it’s that many.

A few?

* QDataStream

Interestingly enough, QDataStream is defined in terms of qintXX types 
(and it's missing long), QTextStream in terms of native datatypes (and 
has them all).

* QString/QByteArray

My 2 c,
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