HEADS UP: KDE/Qt update intentions in Fedora 13 (RFC)
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 18:34:22 UTC 2010
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 6:01 PM, Lars Seipel <lars.seipel at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Sunday 24 October 2010 20:24:30 Kalev Lember wrote:
>> KDE is pretty much self contained, whereas a Qt upgrade affects a much
>> larger number of packages. I don't think updating Qt to a new major
>> version in a stable Fedora release is a good idea; it just causes too
>> much churn.
> Nokia managed to upgrade Qt to 4.7 in their Maemo distribution and it got
> pushed to all devices without causing any problems so far. Their standards for
> avoiding churn are pretty high and their update scheme is extremely
> conservative for stable releases. Nevertheless they updated Qt. But they have
> a pretty good reason for doing that (aligning with future versions of MeeGo
> and Symbian). So what does a F13 user gain from an upgrade? Is it worth the
QT isn't the default toolkit in Maemo and it was only introduced at
all in the PR1.2 release which only came out around 3-4 months ago so
its not a core part of their UI experience on maemo.
So that's not really a good argument for upgrading it in F-13.
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