[Development] Spam: Re: Commercial-only LTS phase starts: Closing the 5.15 branch(es) on 5th January

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Tue Jan 5 00:16:18 CET 2021

Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> one can always say that, but there is a balance to be struck, and it is
> *very* obvious that 6.1 will be what and when 6.0 should have been.
> whether BC is broken doesn't even matter at that point, because no-one
> sane who depends on binary compat will touch 6.0 with a ten-foot pole
> now. also, i've been watching qtcore dev closely, and _no-one_ behaved
> as if a release was imminent, for good reason - it simply wasn't ready
> yet, everything still being in flux.

Basically, Qt is making the same mistake with 6.0 that KDE made with 4.0: 
releasing a .0 that even the developers do not recommend actually depending 
on, just for the sake of releasing something.

        Kevin Kofler

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