[Development] [Announce] Security advisory: Freetype in Qt

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Thu Jul 28 11:49:48 CEST 2022

Scott Bloom wrote:
> Fully agreed with all your points, but knowing a release is LTS has value
> even for those without support.
> I don't see a problem if someone is choosing a the latest LTS version,
> getting that version since the current version is not a LTS.

The Qt Company really needs to revisit their LTS policy.

It is clear from this and other threads that the LTS policy does NOT have 
the intended effect. The users (developers using Qt) are NOT getting 
commercial licenses for LTS (as the Qt Company apparently expected). Nor are 
they even upgrading to a newer version any faster. Instead, they are stuck 
with unfixed security issues. How does that help the Qt Company in any way?

        Kevin Kofler

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