Review Request 123458: Improvements to the handling of font weights and styles

Allan Sandfeld Jensen kde at
Wed Apr 22 22:40:56 BST 2015

On Wednesday 22 April 2015, René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> > On April 22, 2015, 12:40 a.m., Luigi Toscano wrote:
> > > I think this should go to Qt (I think it's quite difficult they will
> > > accept it, as Qt4 is in hard freeze mode), and they will probably ask
> > > to see if it applies to Qt5 as well. We just mirror Qt... not sure how
> > > to handle this.
> > 
> > Luigi Toscano wrote:
> >     Yes, I know you wrote that it should go to Qt, just stating that I'm
> >     not sure how to handle this patch in our Qt mirrors.
> > 
> > Aleix Pol Gonzalez wrote:
> >     +1, we shouldn't go about maintaining a patched Qt4 fork.
> > 
> > Ben Cooksley wrote:
> >     Our Qt mirrors are configured to be exact copies of the upstream
> > mirrors, therefore any patches have to go through Qt
> >     Project to form part of our mirrors of it.
> It didn't even cross my mind to commit this patch to the Qt4 fork, just to
> put it up for review (and make it available publicly).
> Oh, and if someone were to beat me to putting this up on Qt's code review
> site, I'd actually appreciate that, a lot even O:-)
Similar changes are already in Qt5. At least the font weights are greatly 
expanded in 5.5.


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