On Sat, Sep 17, 2016 at 09:20:43PM +0100, Sérgio Martins wrote:
> Hi,
> It's not unusual for us developers and contributors to lose
> perspective of what's important.
> After many years spent on very particular implementation details, it
> becomes difficult to see outside of the box.
> And because we already know the good aspects I'm asking only about the bad.
> No need to discuss or reach an agreement, just go ahead and enumerate
> what you don't like.
> Personally, I don't know (too much time inside the box), but after
> googling these came up frequently:
> - C++ is difficult, Qt lacks quality bindings for mainstream languages
> - moc (on build systems that don't automate this step)
> - FUD around licensing
> Please state your top ones, even if it was already stated by someone
> else, so we have an idea about which ones matter more.

On the technical side:

#1: The very existence of *two* largely incompatible technology stacks.

#2: Lack of full C++ access to the stack that currently receives most
development attention.


#6: Mandatory(!) use of JavaScript in said stack, embedded(!) in a DSL,
thwarting any claims of being "declarative" and any originally hoped-for
benefits for tooling.

[#7: Incompatitible feature development for both stacks, would be a 
non-issue if #1 didn't exist]


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