Shutting down https://necessitas.kde.org/ ?
bcooksley at kde.org
Thu Oct 15 08:18:23 UTC 2015
On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 9:15 PM, BogDan <bog_dan_ro at yahoo.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 15 October 2015 20:36:43 Ben Cooksley wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 9:48 AM, Albert Astals Cid <aacid at kde.org> wrote:
>> > El Monday 07 September 2015, a les 00:48:11, Albert Astals Cid va
>> >> El Dijous, 3 de setembre de 2015, a les 11:56:10, Martin Konold va
>> >> > Hi,
>> >> >
>> >> > there are still legitimate users of Qt4 for Android.
>> >> So? Have you had a look at the page? Are you really saying that whole
>> >> page
>> >> with outdated stuff is serving those legitimate users of Qt4 for
>> >> Android
>> >> better than a small wiki page on [user/tech/community]base ?
>> > Ok, i see there's no interest from the community in fixing what is in a
>> > big
>> > chunk an outdated webpage.
>> > Sorry for trying to make things better :/
>> Bogdan, can you respond to the above?
>> Considering it has been some time since the last release of
>> Necessitas, perhaps we need to look at winding down the public part of
>> it and leave only the client binary serving online at this stage?
> If is ok with you I'd like post an update on necessitas.kde.org where I want
> to warn people to move to Qt5 and that the project will be discontinued.
Please do so.
>> As Qt 4 is being end of lifed by Qt Project, I don't anticipate any
>> new development using it - and from what I understand, newer versions
>> of Android break how Ministro works (which will break Necessitas for
>> Qt 4 completely I suspect?)
> Yes, sadly google decided to break Ministro in newer andorid versions (5+)
> no Qt4 apps will work on those versions, but there are still a few users
> are still using Ministro (+600k) which most of them probably are using Qt4,
> it will be nice if you'll keep Ministro's bins for a while.
Sure, I see no issue with that.
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