[webkit-dev] JSCore patch question and wxWebCore
kevino at theolliviers.com
Fri Jun 10 08:07:45 PDT 2005
On Jun 9, 2005, at 10:38 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Hey, that's great news. We're definitely interested in ports to
> other platforms, and we'll be working to restructure our tree to
> make this feasible. We want to make kwq into a true multiplatform
> porting layer which can adapt to multiple operation systems and GUI
Wow, great! Factoring out all the common bits of KWQ, JSCore, etc.
will make maintaining our port (and starting new ones) that much easier!
>> Related to this project, I had a couple questions for WebKit
>> 1) We have a patch for JSCore 412 that includes some simple
>> compilation fixes like added headers and such to get it to compile
>> on Linux. Are you interested in this, and if so, do we just submit
>> it to the WebKit bugzilla?
> Sure, we'd love to see these changes. The very best way to do it
> would be to file an appropriate bug in bugzilla, attach a patch,
> and send email to webkit-changes when it's ready for review. If the
> patch is large and covers multiple separate issues, then splitting
> it would help a lot.
It's not very big at all. :-) We specifically targeted issues that we
felt wouldn't cause any conflicts or problems with the Mac OS X
version of JSCore.
We did have to, for example, remove some CF-based classes and replace
them with more portable ones, but I'll explain more about that in a
I need to port the patch to the CVS HEAD version and make sure it
still applies cleanly though, so I'll do that then submit it.
>> 2) Is the WebKit site and mailing list going to be the primary
>> discussion and project space for WebCore as well now? As WebKit is
>> a superset, I wasn't sure if this was more appropriate here, or if
>> WebCore's discussion forum was a more appropriate place.
> Yes, this list is going to be the main forum for discussion of
>> Anyways, the newly open-sourced WebKit will definitely help us in
>> our implementation, and I hope that our work can be useful to the
>> WebKit development team as well. It will certainly be of great
>> benefit to the wxWidgets project!
> Cool, we sure hope it helps, and we'd totally be happy to see your
> work in our tree.
Thanks! It's great to see Apple supporting and encouraging these
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