[Development] Feature freeze exception for QTBUG-95587
Tor Arne Vestbø
Tor.arne.Vestbo at qt.io
Mon Sep 13 13:33:51 CEST 2021
I agree, this feels like it should have some wider discussion.
> On 13 Sep 2021, at 13:27, André Somers <andre at familiesomers.nl> wrote:
> On 09-09-2021 17:32, Ulf Hermann wrote:
>> due to the magnitude of the above mentioned bug, I'm considerng to introduce a new feature in Qt 6.2.1. The new "@" operator in QML relieves you from typing "Qt.resolvedUrl" over and over. See https://codereview.qt-project.org/c/qt/qtdeclarative/+/369987
>> Now the question is whether we want to relax the feature freeze for this particular issue or not.
> To me, the fact that this raises discussion on if this syntax should have other applications perhaps already justifies a "no" to your actual question: should this be allowed in a bugfix release.
> I would think not just a small library tool but an actual language change warrants a bit more consideration and should not be introduced in a what is supposed to be a bugfix release. This is more than just a bugfix, it's a significant feature. Adding those without giving them proper consideration seems to be an excellent way to grow ugly warts on the language that will be very hard to plaster over later on.
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