[webkit-dev] platform/ reorganization

Nikolas Zimmermann zimmermann at physik.rwth-aachen.de
Wed Nov 28 13:44:02 PST 2007

Am 28.11.2007 um 22:33 schrieb Darin Adler:

> On Nov 28, 2007, at 1:24 PM, Nikolas Zimmermann wrote:
>> Am 26.11.2007 um 19:18 schrieb Darin Adler:
>>> On Nov 16, 2007, at 6:15 PM, David Hyatt wrote:
>>>> I'd vote for putting all of these files under platform/text (the  
>>>> bidi, font and text files) rather than creating three new  
>>>> subdirectories.
>>> As I mentioned in my other messages, I think the text drawing  
>>> source files should go inside the graphics directory. There's a  
>>> logical separation between just plain "text" and "text drawing"  
>>> in my opinion. There are enough non-drawing text files that I  
>>> think we could also have a text directory for the text-related  
>>> files, but I think that includes many that weren't listed in  
>>> Nico's original mail.
>>>    -- Darin
>> Hi Darin & David,
>> sorry for my absence - was quite busy during the last week.
>> Proposal:
>> - move Font* and Glyph* into platform/graphics
>> - move Text* / Bidi* / Unicode* into platform/text (new directory)
> Sounds like a good high level concept, but I'd also suggest:
>     - TextStyle and StringTruncator should go into platform/graphics
>     - String, StringImpl, AtomicString, CString, RegularExpression,  
> Base64, CharacterNames, and SegmentedString should go into platform/ 
> text; also CharsetEntry, but into a mac subdirectory
> It's OK if we don't move them all at once, but I think it would be  
> good to move as many as is practical all at once.
Excellent, I'm going to take care of these moves then next week!

And I agree with Dave, regarding WebCore/svg/graphics (better name  
than backend)


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