[PyQt] QAccessible & related or: how to contribute

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sun Aug 2 16:59:42 BST 2015

On 02/08/2015 4:10 pm, Jonas Wielicki wrote:
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> Hello list,
> I would like to see support for QAccessible. I have read in the
> archives that this could happen if anyone was able to provide a list
> of classes or similar[1] which need to be exported.
> As I mostly do Qt development using Python, I cannot provide such a
> list; I would create that list by attempting to write an application
> which uses QAccessible, which is kind of an chicken-egg-problem.
> So I thought I would try to incrementally add the required SIP files
> to PyQt5 myself. First in a local copy of the current development
> snapshot and then contribute that upstream.
> My question is twofold:
> (a) (I don’t assume a positive answer to that) Has the situation with
>     QAccessible changed?


> (b) How are the contribution guidelines for PyQt? I was not able to 
> find
>     such documentation on the website. Are patches accepted at all? 
> What
>     are the licensing conditions for community-driven patches? Is there
>     anything like a public repository which contributors can clone to
>     stay up-to-date (with the GPL version) while composing patches?

Ownership of contributions must be transferred to Riverbank (although a 
completely separate module could be handled differently if necessary).

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