[Interest] Future of Qt Opensource SDK?

Knoll Lars Lars.Knoll at digia.com
Fri Oct 19 14:42:14 CEST 2012

On Oct 13, 2012, at 9:40 AM, Bo Thorsen <bo at fioniasoftware.dk> wrote:

> Den 12-10-2012 17:11, Thiago Macieira skrev:
>> On sexta-feira, 12 de outubro de 2012 11.47.02, Bo Thorsen wrote:
>>> Hi Carel,
>>> Den 12-10-2012 10:27, Carel Combrink skrev:
>>>> What is the future of Qt Opensource SDK?
>>> One of the Digia people said on this list a couple of weeks ago that
>>> there won't be any new SDK releases for the OSS licenses.
>>> You have to download Qt creator and Qt separately.
>> That's not correct.
>> The Qt Project is working on an SDK release for 5.0 beta 2.
> Sorry, I should have been more precise: For 4.8.x, you have to do this 
> yourself. AFAIK, no one is working on a new OSS 4.8 based SDK release. 
> It would be a nice surprise if this is wrong, though.

It's correct that nobody is currently working on on a 4.8 based SDK, as we are all focusing on getting Qt 5 out. The Qt 5.0 release will be a full release containing also Qt Creator. We might look into adding Qt 4.8 support into this later on, but it's not a focus area of anybody right now.


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