[Interest] [KDE/Mac] Thoughts on standard directories in Qt5 - QStandardPaths

Marko Käning mk-lists at email.de
Sat Dec 13 13:10:22 CET 2014

Hi Ben,

On 12 Dec 2014, at 11:29 , Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at kde.org> wrote:
>> Well, the organisation name...
>> I don’t know whether and how this is currently being used by KF5.
>> I guess I need to contact K-F-D regarding this, but perhaps Jeremy knows!

ok, meanwhile I realised that this is #1 of my issues to solve...
And I know what to do.

>>> In Qt 5.4 there are two new QSP locations: AppDataLocation and AppLocalDataLocation.  These
>>> are intended to replace DataLocation, making DataLocation deprecated.  On all platforms, except
>>> Windows, AppLocalDataLocation = AppDataLocation = (old) DataLocation.
>> Oh, that’s completely new for me! We have to have that in mind once the
>> OSX/CI system starts using version 5.4! Thanks for pointing that out!
> We probably will end up using DataLocation for a while yet as people
> won't want to be pushed into upgrading for a minor change.

Well, and this is #2, which I also want to deal with right away.


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