Bug#784514: qtwebkit removal from python-qt4

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Sat Jan 9 18:00:29 UTC 2016

On January 9, 2016 11:44:14 AM EST, Dmitry Shachnev <mitya57 at debian.org> wrote:
>Hi Sebastiaan,
>On Sat, Jan 09, 2016 at 12:50:48PM +0100, Sebastiaan Couwenberg wrote:
>> Unfortunately we can't switch QGIS to Qt5 because qscintilla2 doesn't
>> support Qt5 for Python 2 and QGIS upstream doesn't support Python 3
>> yet as discussed earlier in this bugreport.
>> This means that qgis will be removed from stretch and that's a shame,
>> but not something I can prevent.
>If lack of QScintilla for Python 2 is the only thing that prevents you
>porting to Qt 5, I think we can add these packages.
>Scott, what do you think?
>Python 2 is bad, but Qt 4 is even worse because it's already
>unsupported by
>upstream (unlike Python 2).

I can add it.

Scott K

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