[webkit-dev] Something about x11-port

Holger Freyther zecke at selfish.org
Mon Dec 1 08:41:06 PST 2008

On Monday 01 December 2008 15:57:06 Konsta Kokkinen wrote:

> I meant with x11-port that it renders wanted page to x window given to it,
> not that it uses
> different toolkits to render page. So I wasn't meant to replace cairo
> rendering, I don't
> even have enough skills for that. Just trying to remove need for gtk (or
> any other widget
> toolkits) on Linux.

Is this meant to be a hobby task or do you think that there is an actual need 
for a purely X11 based port? If it is serious why not put your effort toward 
creating a plain cairo API (including exposing RenderTheme somehow)? This can 
be used with X11, directFB, pure images....


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