[webkit-dev] type of JSChar

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Fri Jul 27 15:21:06 PDT 2007

On Jul 27, 2007, at 11:59 AM, Darin Adler wrote:

>>> We were really following ICU's lead here -- ICU being another low  
>>> level library not built on top of a framework like Qt or AppKit.
>> I do see that. In Qt, although we have lot's of the same  
>> functionality as ICU built in, we chose a different path and used  
>> unsigned short on all platforms (as it's 16bit on all platforms we  
>> support).
> Yes, and Qt also has its own JavaScript engine.
> I'd really like this API to be independent of the high level  
> framework it's being used with, and I think it's unfortunate that Qt  
> is now mentioned in the header. I'd prefer a different solution.

I haven't really thought about this one much but if there is to be an  
ifdef used in this file at all, it should ideally use a symbol that  
would be set when building a Qt-using application, not an internal  
platform define (even if this API isn't exported to Qt applications  
for now).


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