hard-dep for Qt 4.8
zander at kde.org
Wed Jan 18 07:54:47 GMT 2012
On Wednesday 18 January 2012 06.35.57 Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> I didn't say that this is a reason. I wanted to highlight the problem of
> not depending on 4.8 and everybody using 4.8. I'm not going to start
> reviewing code for "is this a Qt 4.8 change".
if you remember there are a lot of people using KDE that are not 'core'
developers. Typically they are one-time developers, they are artists, they are
I just wanted to point this out since your attitude can easily be mistaken as
not caring about the people that are not able to do the Qt upgrade. I do
believe you care, and thats why I think its important to indeed put in that
little bit of extra time to make sure we don't use Qt4.8 APIs. Or just
respond fast to a person noticing the compilation issue.
Its not a whole lot of effort, as far as I can tell, but it does have a pretty
big influence on our community members that may not have the computer power or
computer savy or just the time you have.
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