[Development] Windows maintainer change

Christian Kandeler christian.kandeler at qt.io
Tue Jun 15 11:21:02 CEST 2021


On 6/15/21 9:27 AM, Oliver Wolff wrote:
> 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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