[Qbs] Session at Qt Contributor Summit next month?
Kai.Koehne at qt.io
Tue Oct 29 08:54:52 CET 2019
Sorry for taking so long to come back to you ...
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> From: Qbs <qbs-bounces at qt-project.org> On Behalf Of Richard Weickelt
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> Subject: Re: [Qbs] Session at Qt Contributor Summit next month?
> Hi Kai,
> thanks for the heads-up.
> > Nov 19-21th 2019 Qt contributors gather in Berlin to discuss the state
> > of the project, make plans and sometimes also do decisions 😉 I'm
> > wondering whether there's interest also for a Qbs session? So far
> > nobody registered one ...
> Since Qbs will not become Qt's next build system, I would guess that the
> target audience of this summit wouldn't be interested in Qbs at all.
Well, it's a summit for all contributors to the Qt project - including people that
contribute to Qbs.
> Such a
> session might make more sense at a world summit and would probably have
> promition character like what Jake did. How great was the interest in
> 2016/2017 - do you know?
I'm not sure about the exact year, but the session I remember with Jake got
quite some interest indeed.
Anyhow, for the World Summit there's a formal schedule, and the call for papers
Is long gone, so if anything you (or anyone who likes to promote Qbs) can submit
a proposal only next year.
> My personal motivation to travel in the middle of a week without being paid is
> But I would be interested to know (and that's somewhat off-topic), if there is
> any other project under the Qt Project umbrella that is not directly driven by
> the Qt Company, but by the community.
Depends on how you define 'project' 😊 Many of the qt-labs modules are not driven by the Qt Company, and there are also Qt Creator plugins and Qt addons that weren't created by (employees of) The Qt Company.
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