[webkit-dev] Large patch landing this Friday

Eric Seidel eseidel at apple.com
Mon Mar 20 04:04:07 PST 2006

FYI, Darin landed the aforementioned mega-patch this evening.


On Mar 19, 2006, at 5:48 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> Hi George,
> On Mar 15, 2006, at 4:29 AM, George Staikos wrote:
>>    This is going to be brutal for the next sync up with the KDE  
>> tree. :(  In
>> fact, I'm not sure how we can continue with all the namespace  
>> changes.
> I have some sympathy with this concern. However, this isn't the  
> first of our refactoring changes, nor will it be the last. It is  
> important to us to keep making these changes, because we need the  
> tree to be prepared for multiplatform portability, and because we  
> are intent on reducing entropy.
> I think merging with the KDE tree would be a good thing, but right  
> now there is no specific plan to do that at any particular time,  
> and I am not sure there is full buy-in from the KDE side. We don't  
> want to hold off on these changes indefinitely.
> The fact that this particular round of changes is being done via  
> script is good news for future merging, because it means that the  
> trees could be brought more in line with a script before doing  
> further merge work. But it will definitely impact ad-hoc individual  
> change merging.
> I think we should proceed with this change, but I asked Darin to  
> hold off until next Friday in case you or anyone else from the KDE  
> side has comments.
> Regards,
> Maciej
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