[webkit-dev] WebKit-GTK in embedded system

David Kilzer ddkilzer at webkit.org
Wed Jul 23 08:39:05 PDT 2008

On Wed, 7/23/08, John Boncek <jboncek at Hunter.COM> wrote:

> In an embedded ARM-based system with Linux and GTK, we are
> investigating the
> use of WebKit for HTML display.  Web browsing is not
> needed.  Our core goal
> for WebKit will be to read, parse, and display HTML files
> that contain text
> and static images.  Is the WebKit code structured so that
> we can limit what
> we need to build and include in the file system?  For
> instance, we do not
> need CSS, DOM, or XSLT.

There are macros for disabling XPATH and XSLT support (and other features like SVG), but not CSS or the DOM which are essential parts of a web browser.  I don't know how easy it would be to disable CSS or the DOM, but it's probably not trivial.


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