[Development] Windows maintainer change

Robert Löhning robert.loehning at qt.io
Tue Jun 15 11:12:56 CEST 2021


Thank you guys for the work you have done, are doing and will do.

For transparency's sake: Olli is my manager and Andre is on the same team.


Am 15.06.21 um 09:27 schrieb Oliver Wolff:
> Hi all,
> I would like to propose a change in Qt's Windows maintainership. I think 
> that everybody knows, that Friedemann has been doing a great job 
> maintaining the Windows platform specifics in Qt's code base. He wants 
> to focus on Qt for Python now so we have been looking for an alternative 
> way of maintenance.
> I propose a shared maintenance between Andre de la Rocha and me for 
> Windows. Andre has been involved in Qt's Windows development for almost 
> 4 years now. He is responsible for our accessibility backend on Windows 
> and rewrote mouse/touch/pen handling for that platform. He also wrote 
> the "win32" bluetooth backend and fixed bugs in various areas of Qt.
> I have been part of the winrt maintainership and wrote and maintain the 
> "winrt" backend for Bluetooth (which is also used in Qt6 as the backend 
> also works for "desktop" applications on Windows 10).
> Thanks again to Friedemann for all the work he put into the maintenance 
> of Qt. You have been doing a great job and I hope that we can ask for 
> some guidance now and then ;)
> Best regards,
> Olli
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