[webkit-dev] Has anybody ported WebKit to a platform other than Windows or Unix?

Alexey Ushakov Alexey.Ushakov at Sun.COM
Mon Jun 2 08:30:30 PDT 2008

Hello Paul,

What about java port of the WebKit? Is it something that you looking for?

Actually, we (at Sun) are working on HTML component for java that is 
based on WebKit engine. If you need more info about this effort, please 
see our blogs:


Best Regards,

Paul Pedriana wrote:
> I'm wondering if anybody has successfully ported WebKit to a platform 
> other than Windows or Unix. I ask because I am looking into this 
> possibility myself. I've looked at Mozilla and WebKit and at first 
> leaned towards WebKit, as it seems to be easier to grok. But in looking 
> at the WebKit source it seems that there are hundreds of 
> platform-specific files and a bit of the source apparently isn't 
> available at all (e.g. some stuff from WebKit Support Libraries). Thus I 
> am becoming more pessimistic about WebKit than when I started. Mozilla's 
> source appears to be more portable and platform independent.
> However, perhaps I am missing something and am not seeing the entire 
> picture. If somebody has some experience working with WebKit on a 
> platform other than Windows or Unix, perhaps you can enlighten me about 
> the realities here.
> Thanks.
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