[webkit-dev] Extending the multipart support

Andre-John Mas ajmas at sympatico.ca
Fri Sep 21 06:53:00 PDT 2007

On 22-Sep-07, at 02:14 , Sachin Puranik wrote:
> HI ,
> As I checked there is no support for the multipart contents 
> (multipart/mixed, multipart/related, multipart/alternate) in the  
> WebKit. What shall be ideal way to extend this support.
> There are two approach in my mind.
> 1)parsing the content’s other than HTML and Store as cached  
> obkjects in Cache manager. But if Cache is disable it will be a  
> problem.
> 2)Deriving new class HTMLMultipartDocument  from HTMLDocument / 
> Document.
> Is there any other way to do it.

Firefox already provides multipart support, as can be witnessed from  
using the Bugzilla search page. Maybe you could have a look to see  
how they do it for ideas?


PS I trimmed the webkitsdk-dev list from the responses since I am not  
subscribed there.

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