[webkit-qt] Confused re release process

Alexis Menard alexis.menard at openbossa.org
Wed Feb 8 03:32:59 PST 2012

2012/2/8 Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru>:
> 08.02.2012, 06:30, "Alexis Menard" <alexis.menard at openbossa.org>:
>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 8:45 PM, Lindsay Mathieson
>> <lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>  On Fri, 3 Feb 2012 12:34:44 PM you wrote:
>>>>  Have been away for a few months dealing with issues - floods etc :( so a
>>>>  little out of touch, please excuse my massive ignorance as to
>>>>  the release process.
>>>>  Back in August last year I and others commit a inline spellchecking mod to
>>>>  webkit:
>>>>  https://gitorious.org/+qtwebkit-developers/webkit/qtwebkit/blobs/qtwebkit-2.
>>>>  2/Source/WebKit/qt/Api/qwebkitplatformplugin.h
>> It was too late to be able to make it for Qt 4.8 therefore QtWebKit
>> 2.2. This is why nothing has change in Qt or KDE. I don't think we'll
>> have a new minor release of Qt 4 with QtWebKit so I don't think there
>> is a way for your patch to make its way to KDE for example. Unless
>> someone here step up to release a QtWebKit 2.3 with all the QA work it
>> requires then it could find its way as a separate release and add-on
>> of Qt 4.8.
> Wait... There won't be QtWebKit releases for Qt 4.x anymore? What a pity!

Well unless someone would like to jump and doing it, I don't see how
it would happen. QtWebKit team is very limited resources wise so...

I know what it is to make a QWebKit release as INdT did 2.2, it takes
a while, time and people. We don't have that luxury yet as we have to
make Qt5 WebKit to work.


> --
> Regards,
> Konstantin

Alexis Menard (darktears)
Software Engineer
INdT Recife Brazil

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