[QGIS-Developer] Qt 5.10 for QGIS devs - the short story

Nyall Dawson nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Sun Dec 10 16:12:58 PST 2017

On 8 December 2017 at 18:47, Martin Dobias <wonder.sk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> - QtQuick/QML changes: meh. I'll let Matthias get excited about those.
>> I'm just glad that for once there's a Qt release that includes changes
>> outside of these modules...
> It is great to see there is constantly so much work going into Qt
> Quick - hopefully at some point soon we will be able to use it for
> QGIS desktop as well where it is appropriate - e.g. welcome page or
> plugin manager.

OK, I'll admit I was a bit hasty here :) I'm just jaded as I'm sick of
reading about long standing critical bugs in Qt core modules, of which
Qt's only response is "this module is unmaintained".

> Another exciting thing on the list of 5.10 features is the technical
> preview of "Qt WebGL Streaming Plugin" - a way to stream applications
> to browsers over network - QGIS in the cloud!

Unfortunately it's QtQuick only - so basically no use for us for now.


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