[webkit-dev] OS for WebKit development
darin at apple.com
Tue Sep 30 12:55:01 PDT 2008
On Sep 30, 2008, at 12:51 PM, Zan Dobersek wrote:
> I'm getting interested in working on WebKit, MathML implementation,
> to be a bit more precise.
> However, I'm wondering if there are any needs or benefits of using a
> specific operating system when considering WebKit development. At
> the moment, I'm using Linux and building both GTK and Qt port of
> WebKit. Are these OK for doing something like implementing MathML or
> is it necessary for me to switch to Windows or Mac OS X?
The best-supported port is the Mac OS X one. The biggest difference is
that many of the regression tests are not yet working or passing on
the GTK and Qt ports.
I can't think of any other major benefits or disadvantages with
choosing a particular platform for development of cross-platform
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