[webkit-dev] WebKit-GTK in embedded system

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Wed Jul 23 14:11:45 PDT 2008

On Jul 23, 2008, at 8:17 AM, John Boncek wrote:

> <Sending again now that I am subscribed -- sorry if you receive a  
> duplicate.>
> 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.  Our ability to make use of WebKit will  
> depend in
> part on the footprint we can achieve in a memory-constrained  
> system.  Thanks
> for any assistance you can provide.

XSLT can be omitted as can some other XML-related features (like SVG)  
but CSS and DOM cannot, as they are fundamental to how WebKit renders  
even simple HTML.


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