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Re: Qt3 removal rational


There is a plan to remove Qt3 soonish now that squeeze has released:

On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 07:45:23AM +0100, Adrian von Bidder wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 February 2011 01.12:57 Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer 
> wrote:
> > Of course, we can simply orphan Qt 3, and hope somebody will step up to 
> > maintain it; we are unconvinced this is a responsible step for us to take
> > as  it would place the maintenance burden of a large package onto the QA
> > team.
> If qt3 is really popular with scientific apps, which presumably are slow 
> moving targets which are not esaily /quickly ported to qt4, it should be 
> enough motivation for the people who need qt3 to take on the maintenance, so 
> no need to burden the QA team. You need a piece of software, you do the 
> necessary packaging work - it's that simple, at least in theory.

Reposting on -science as maybe somebody hadn't seen it.

Anybody still maintaining Qt3 apps? 


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