[Qgis-developer] QtXml is no longer maintained in Qt5

Nyall Dawson nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 00:44:53 PST 2014

On 4 December 2014 at 19:25, Jürgen E. <jef at norbit.de> wrote:
> Hi Matthias,
> On Wed, 03. Dec 2014 at 16:46:11 +0100, Matthias Kuhn wrote:
>> I didn't look at it in detail and just based this recommendation on the
>> one from the QtXml documentation linked at the end of the original message.
>> Is there something in particular you think we will be missing? If so, it
>> might be good to start looking for alternative ways to go.
> We could just keep using it and fork it if need be.  Any idea why it was
> discontinued?

This link [1] suggests that it hasn't been discontinued, it's just
unmaintained, and isn't scheduled for removal. That doesn't solve the
PyQt5 problem though... It's also worth noting that QtXml is very
slow, which is noticeable on project load/save.


[1] https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/QTBUG-32926

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