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The Qt and Qt4 tags could better be merged I think (same for PyQt and PyQt4).

Qt4 has been out since 2005.

Or do we want this pluralism for when Qt5, Qt6 comes out in a few years?

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We have to make sure that [Qt] tagged questions aren't without a doubt Qt3 related.

Also, Qt is generally referred to as Qt4, so I don't see the problem with the tag. We call IE 8 [IE8].

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In this particular case, I'd be for keeping the numbers. Qt gets a whole lot of new features even with every minor release, and tends to deprecate APIs and break backwards compatibility quite a bit with major releases (they did with 3 -> 4, anyway). So we can be pretty sure that many of today's Qt(4) questions will be totally outdated in two years. I think it's good if the version numbers reflect that.

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Is a Qt5 planned? lists.trolltech.com/qt-interest/2006-02/thread01608-0.html –  perbert Mar 15 '10 at 19:39
    
@voyager: If it's not, the OP is the last lion roaring at the last dusty fountain. Either way... –  balpha Mar 15 '10 at 19:45
    
@voyager, @balpha: Why would there not be a Qt5? Qt 4.4, 4.5 and 4.6 got released at a stable pace (Qt 4.7 technology preview is out now: ow.ly/16O9xT). –  ChristopheD Mar 15 '10 at 20:40

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