[webkit-dev] Qt 4.4 Embedded with WebKit

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Thu May 22 12:15:34 PDT 2008

On May 22, 2008, at 11:57 AM, Jay Tucker wrote:

> Hi Maciej,
> Thanks very much for the prompt response.
> How should I post the test case? Is it sufficient just to paste the
> contents of my HTML file and associated CSS file into an e-mail and
> explain what I think should happen and what does happen?

That would be fine. Normally I'd say to do this in a bug report, but I  
suspect there is not a real bug here since WebKit obviously supports  
CSS, and would hardly be able to browse the web if it didn't.

  - Maciej

> Jay
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 2:29 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com>  
> wrote:
>> On May 22, 2008, at 11:19 AM, Jay Tucker wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> This might not be the right forum for this question, but I'll ask it
>>> here all the same. If it's not the appropriate forum for this
>>> question, I'd be grateful if somebody could let me know where a  
>>> better
>>> place to try asking it is.
>>> I've just cross-compiled and installed Qt 4.4 Embedded on a  
>>> prototype
>>> ARM-based device. Both the build and the install seemed to go OK.  
>>> I'm
>>> particularly interested in using the new integrated WebKit offered  
>>> by
>>> Qt 4.4. I started up webviewer, the little demo browser app that  
>>> comes
>>> with Qt 4.4 Embedded, and pointed it at some HTML files I had on the
>>> local file system (using file:///).
>>> In short, the rendering is really bad. WebKit seems to parse HTML  
>>> and
>>> display its content, but it doesn't seem to understand or apply even
>>> the simplest CSS rules. I've tried external, embedded, and inline
>>> style sheets for simple things like setting the size, position, and
>>> background color of <div> elements, and nothing seems to work. I  
>>> can't
>>> believe that WebKit doesn't have CSS support.
>>> Has anybody else seen anything like this? Any ideas on what's
>>> happening or how to make this work?
>> Please post a test case that does not do what you expect.
>> - Maciej

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