[webkit-dev] WebCore Code Cleanup

David D. Kilzer ddkilzer at kilzer.net
Wed Dec 7 09:24:51 PST 2005

Err...wasn't "merging between khtml" one of the main reasons why WebKit
was made available as open source, or did I miss something at WWDC 2005?


On Tue, Dec 06, 2005 at 02:10:02PM -0800, Eric Seidel wrote:

> As I mentioned in my previous email to Alexey, I think there are  
> smaller, cleaner ways of achieving the same goal.
> Unfortunately the "it's hard to merge between khtml" isn't a very  
> strong argument anymore, given how far we've diverged in the last 4.5  
> years.  (RefPtr, #APPLE_CHANGES, JSC gc changes, QualifiedName being  
> just a few on a long list).
> The goal here is to make the source as clean and readable as  
> possible.  Perhaps then merging at a file-level (as we're currently  
> attempting with kdom/ksvg2) will be a more viable approach.
> -eric

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