KDE_IS_VERSION and downwards compatibility (Re: [Kopete-devel] Miscellaneous warnings and errors during CVS compile)

Harri Porten porten at kde.org
Mon Jan 20 19:03:16 GMT 2003

On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Martijn Klingens wrote:

> But that looks like a horrible hack :(

I haven't followed the previous discussion but won't this be a non-issue
in the future ?

> Why not follow the scheme the Trolls use, i.e. use binary coded decimals?
> #if KDE_VERSION < 0x030190
> is completely downwards-compatible and saves us from the KDE_IS_VERSION 
> kludge.

If time had permitted Qt had such a macro, too :) And it still might come.
Using the hex number was just a first step. It's still ugly to expose it.


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