A Weekly Update for Qt Developers
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There is a rather long thread on The Life of a File Name and Other Possibly Mal-encoded Strings on Non-Windows Systems:
Venugopal Shivashankar, Nico Vertriest, Antti Kokko, Louai Al-Khanji and Heikki Halmet are all now Approvers.
Qt Releases, Revisions and Snapshots
Qt 5.4 Beta is still on track for release when possible at some point next week.
Snapshots can be found in http://download.qt-project.org/snapshots/qt/5.4/5.4.0-beta/
Recent revisions are added constantly, so just look in the most recent directories for your OS installer and go from there.
Qt Developer Days 2014
Qt Developer Days is underway in…
Releases and Nominations
A Qt 5.4.0 beta is scheduled for release this week.
Lars Knoll is proposing some people as Platform Maintainers, whose job it will be to test and possibly fix errors/issues on a given platform. The current nominees are:
WinRT: Andrew Knight
OS X: Morten
Linux (X11): Jørgen Lind…
Qt 5.3.2 and Qt Creator 3.2.1 have been released.
Qt 5.3.2: http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2014/09/16/qt-5-3-2-released-with-qt-creator-3-2-1/
Qt Creator 3.2.1 http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2014/09/16/qt-creator-3-2-1-released/
Digia Creates: The Qt Company
The Qt portion of Digia has been split off into a separate entity called The Qt Company: http://qt.io
Qt Releases and Candidates
Qt 5.4.0 Alpha was released: http://blog.qt.digia.com/blog/2014/09/08/qt-5-4-alpha-available/
The Alpha is in source code only, no installers are currently available. Binary installers will be available in a few weeks with the Beta release.
Current schedule for beta and future deliveries can be found here: http://qt-project.org/wiki/Qt-5.4-release
Qt 5.3.2 final…
Qt Release Updates
Qt 5.4 Alpha version is still in process with the intent to release as soon as possible.
Qt 5.3.2 blockers have all been addressed. The plan is to release this week if nothing serious is discovered in testing.
Qt Discussions, Releases, Proposals and Snapshots
GammaRay 2.1.1 was released:
There is a rather lengthy discussion/argument on QStorageInfo, a new class proposed for v 5.4:
Qt 5.4 Alpha version has still has not been released. The goal is to release "as soon as possible".
Qt 5.3.2 has already been…
This is the 100th episode of Qt Updates. I want to thank my family, friends and all the little people I climbed over on my way to the top. :)
Qt will be changing its licensing somewhat, using LGPL v3 for new modules and add-ons.
Some further discussion: http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.qt.devel/18166…
The current plan is to release a version 5.4 alpha sometime this week.
5.3.2 is supposed to be released before the 5.4.0 beta release. This is currently scheduled for the end of August or early September.
Current snapshots are located here:
Qt Creator 3.2 RC1 has been released for download: http://download.qt-project.org/development_releases/qtcreator/3.2/3.2.0-rc1/
Qt 5.4 has been feature frozen.
Milian Wolff of KDAB has been confirmed as an Approver