The Qt Company Is Still Aiming To Get Qt 5.8 Out This Year
Written by Michael Larabel in Qt on 20 June 2016 at 09:16 AM EDT. Add A Comment
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This year has already encountered the releases of the much-delayed Qt 5.6 followed quite quickly by Qt 5.7. Upstream Qt developers are now trying to get Qt 5.8.0 ready to ship this calendar year.

Just days after the Qt 5.7.0 release, the Qt 5.8 release planning is being tightened up. It's been firmed up today by The Qt Company in this mailing list post that they'll attempt to ship Qt 5.8 before Christmas, but if there are delays, the release could drag into early 2017.

In order to meet a release target in 2016, they are planning to branch the code from their development branch on 2 August followed by doing the Qt 5.8 feature freeze on 9 August.

Besides firming up the release plans, there's also a mailing list post going over the proposed platform and software updates for this next version of the Qt5 tool-kit.
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