[Development] Commercial LTS Qt 5.15.4 released

NIkolai Marchenko enmarantispam at gmail.com
Thu May 13 16:40:48 CEST 2021

The problem with kde maintaining this is that people who are switching to
newer qt versions can no longer expect fixes done to this branch to exist
in the newer qt. So bugs that have been closed by the community may
reappear again in actual Qt as TQTC deems them irrelevant.

On Thu, May 13, 2021 at 1:03 PM Kevin Kofler via Development <
development at qt-project.org> wrote:

> Jason H wrote:
> > This has forced me to reconsider Qt as essentially closed source, I will
> > be brushing up on my web dev skills and just going electron/cordova in
> the
> > future. I wonder what this means for KDE. They probably have enough
> > infrastructure to weather this storm, but the average person will just
> > choose HTML5, the vast majority already do. I'm regretting having
> endorsed
> > this library in the past.
> KDE is maintaining their own 5.15 branches, e.g.:
> https://invent.kde.org/qt/qt/qtbase/-/commits/kde/5.15
>         Kevin Kofler
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