[Interest] Windows 7 support will be dropped in Qt 6

Roland Hughes roland at logikalsolutions.com
Sat Jun 13 17:29:30 CEST 2020

On 6/13/20 5:00 AM, interest-request at qt-project.org wrote:
> Yes, anyone needing to support Win 7 can still use Qt 5, which is what's
> going to happen for several more years at least. I though one of the
> goals for Qt 6 was quicker adaptation than the Qt 4 -> 5 migration.
>   From this move, and everything I've seen discussed on the devs list
> lately, I just don't see that happening. Seems like one breaking change
> after another (even if each individual one is relatively minor, they add
> up quickly).

Well, if your only focus is phones, abandoning the desktop and embedded 
systems world, they definitely will have quicker adoption in the phone 
market. Everybody else will have to quickly jump ship.

I wonder what KDE will do?

Roland Hughes, President
Logikal Solutions


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