[webkit-dev] WebKitGtk network backend

Gustavo Noronha Silva gns at gnome.org
Tue Dec 23 10:26:26 PST 2008

On Mon, 2008-12-22 at 14:03 -0800, Brent Fulgham wrote:
> The "Redistributable" WebKit on Windows currently uses the cURL
> backend.  I am fully in favor of switching to libSoup for this
> platform as well, if it is known to work properly on Windows.
> I am a bit concerned that it seems to be heavily tied to the Gnome
> platform.  Will I end up having to pull in glib and other Gnome
> dependencies if I wish to use it?

I'm not sure the "redistributable" windows port needs to switch to
libsoup. Only the GTK+ port on Windows would switch, by the current
proposal, and curl can be specialized even more to work for the wx and
windows ports, since GTK+ would no longer use it.

See you,

Gustavo Noronha Silva <gns at gnome.org>
GNOME contributor: http://www.gnome.org/

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