[Development] QUIP 14: The module life-cycle and criteria for transitions

Edward Welbourne edward.welbourne at qt.io
Thu Mar 16 14:47:20 CET 2023

Back on 23 November 2018 around 10:53 I wrote:
> Back in 12 January 2017, when we were discussing Qt Remotes Object as
> a Tech Preview for Qt 5.9, Lars set out [0] some criteria for modules
> to enter tech preview.  It occurred to me that this was worth turning
> into a QUIP, along with criteria for the other transitions of a
> module's life-cycle.  I've now pushed a first draft of that for review
> [1].
> * [0] https://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/development/2017-January/028313.html
> * [1] https://codereview.qt-project.org/246320
> There are some big TODOs that require discussion on this mailing list.
> I'll endeavour to formulate whatever consensus I hear in that QUIP.
> What are (or should be) the criteria for transitions to the
> maintained, obsolete and deprecated states ?

Kai has helpfully answered some of those questions and, once I'd found
my way back to this post (roughly contemporary with a server upgrade
that broke the link) I thought of some more TODO questions that need
answers before this can move forward.


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