[Qbs] Donation to QBS developers/maintainers/contributes

Oswald Buddenhagen oswald.buddenhagen at gmx.de
Fri May 17 10:31:12 CEST 2019

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 07:50:42PM +0200, André Pönitz wrote:
> On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 11:38:25AM +0200, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > [...]
> > jake had started that "qt-free qbs" project (he got as far as
> > eliminating (most) use of qt containers), but it was snuffed out because
> > it was unrealistic and counterproductive at that time. even now, no
> > patches in that direction will be accepted
> Won't they?
not unless the benefit is immediate.

> > unless a coherent final picture and a credible committment to
> > further maintenance is presented.
> Getting rid of implicitly shared containers should be a rather obvious
> move when "performance" is part of any "final picture", coherent or
> not.
this blanket statement is just wrong if you account for the entire
context, which is that qbs both uses and provides qt-like apis which are
centered around shared containers, and converting between the two adds
significant overhead.

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