[webkit-dev] JavaScriptCore bindings

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon Jul 25 14:36:16 PDT 2005

On Jul 25, 2005, at 2:26 PM, Justin Haygood wrote:

> I decided to take a look at the bindings, and noticed that the core  
> part and the JNI bindings use CoreFoundation throughout. Should  
> this be reimplemented cross platform or not? (If so, It'll require  
> alot of work... and I mean alot! I'm not exactly a good programmer  
> here)
> If the core part and the JNI becomes cross-platform, bindings to  
> other things could easily subclass from them and tie into the  
> native system, but at least the core should be portable IMHO. (Just  
> think, ActiveX bindings to JavaScriptCore... now that'll be awesome!)

My rough plan for this:

- Move Java and ObjC bindings higher up (to WebCore/WebKit)

- Make core bindings code cross-platform

- Add CoreFoundation-style plain C bindings (only for use on Mac OS X)

Not sure when I or others will get to these tasks though.


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