[Qt-creator] Why QtC does not use QDockWidget for most tool-panel

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Sat Apr 9 10:02:24 CEST 2016

On Sat, Apr 09, 2016 at 09:53:46AM +0300, Prav wrote:
> Hi, André Pönitz.
> > Of course people will try to be reasonable, not act erratically, not
> > base decisions on the phase of the moon etc. But getting a guarantee?
> > No matter what? This will simply not happen.

> Discussion is not for total guarantee ... its about lowering the
> risks. I thinks we need answers to these:
> 1. Community see and agree that the feature will improve usablity in
> several use-cases. Real cases ... not imaginary one or "feelings"

> 2. Community see and agree that this better usability is needed for
> QtC

> 3. People express precise difficulties they see if feature will be
> decided for implemention
> So I thinks this have to be done first ... and without this ... risk
> of rejecting if feature is notably higher ... imagine situation where
> community will get to final answer NONE to the first question or NO to
> second one ...  Agree?
> This is why I started the discussion. Real answers to exact questions.
> And now I am gathering all answers from community to this questions.
> So sceptics and those who feel this is interesting are NEEDED and
> WELCOME to give answers to this questions !

Attempting to lower the risk is the right approach. But for that
there needs at some time at least a proof-of-concept implementation.
Some answers won't be possible without that, and some people simply
won't discuss beyond a certain point without looking at actual code.


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