[webkit-dev] Page, Frame, FrameView and FrameTree clarification needed

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Mon Jul 16 10:38:42 PDT 2007

On Jul 16, 2007, at 10:28 AM, Holger Freyther wrote:

> Am 16.07.2007 um 18:52 schrieb Adam Roben:
>>> Answers and pointers to manual Frame tests would be appreciated.  
>>> I'm tempted to go with the 2nd option.
>>   I think you'll have a much easier time getting things right in  
>> the end if you go with the first option (one native widget  
>> (GdkWindow) per Page, not per Frame). Otherwise you'll have lots of  
>> trouble getting painting to happen in the correct order (imagine an  
>> absolutely positioned div in the main frame that overlaps a  
>> subframe -- the subframe needs to paint after everything in the  
>> main frame *except* for the div).
> Hi Adam,
> this is the answer I had hoped for thanks for pushing me to the  
> limits of my Gtk+ knowledge. The first additional question is Page  
> doesn't have a paint method, I can only get the mainFrame() and  
> Frame has a paint method. I wonder who would own this native Window.

    On Windows, the WebView owns the native window (HWND). Though I'm  
sure you could find a place to put it in the current design, this  
might be a good time to start writing WebKit/gtk.


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