[webkit-qt] Confused re release process

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed Feb 8 03:38:20 PST 2012

08.02.2012, 15:32, "Alexis Menard" <alexis.menard at openbossa.org>:
> 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.

AFAIK trunk still works with Qt 4.8. Are you planning to drop it before making new release
with Qt 5 support?


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