KImageCache, KPixmapCache and KSharedDataCache VS QPixmapCache and QCache

Michael Pyne mpyne at
Sun May 15 01:21:06 BST 2011

On Sunday, May 15, 2011 02:03:32 Stefan Majewsky wrote:
> On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Parker Coates
> <parker.coates at> wrote:
> > Also note that KPixmapCache is now deprecated and that KImageCache is
> > just a thin convenience wrapper around KSharedDataCache. So really,
> > KSharedDataCache is KDE's only current caching system.
> Michael Pyne, if you're reading this, please try hard to upstream
> KSharedDataCache. It's a really nice, fast and stable solution.

I wouldn't mind pushing it to the Qt level, but I do think it would not 
necessarily be as generic as necessary to be part of Qt proper. I /am/ glad it 
is proving fast and stable though. :)

 - Michael Pyne
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