Requesting freeze exception for JtG

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at
Tue Nov 22 12:32:52 GMT 2011


On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 1:23 PM, Eike Hein <hein at> wrote:
> On 11/22/2011 2:51 AM, Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
>> - Because 4.8 is probably the last release before 5.0
> I don't think there is any plan to make 4.8 the last
> release before 5.0. The plan with Frameworks develop-
> ment is explicitly to avoid interrupting the develop-
> ment and release of the non-library modules until
> Frameworks is ready to be ported to.
> Frameworks won't be ready to be ported to until Qt 5
> is ready to be ported to, Frameworks has been ported
> to it, and it has matured sufficiently. That won't be
> the case for quite some time. I'd expect there will
> certainly at least be a 4.9, possibly even a 4.10
> until 5.0 becomes relevant.
> ... unless plans have changed and the Frameworks
> porting is supposed to happen before Frameworks is
> ported to Qt 5, which would be news to me (and also
> make relatively sense given that it would mean break-
> ing SC and BC two times in short succession).
> I'm not saying you shouldn't be granted your freeze,
> but the basis of your argument seems incorrect to me.

The changes I need to commit need to go into kdelibs. AFAIK, post-4.8
releases will be based on kdelibs 4.8. In fact, kdelibs 4.8 is
essentially 4.7 (there is no 4.8 branch for kdelibs). Or am I wrong?

Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)

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