[webkit-dev] WinCE Font work

George Staikos staikos at kde.org
Wed Aug 5 11:18:15 PDT 2009

Yes I agree; I was just going to r- this patch in fact.

Some of these problems arose from the fact that we started this work  
nearly two years ago and were working outside of SVN so it's taking  
some time to realign.

On 5-Aug-09, at 2:13 PM, Dan Bernstein wrote:

> Hi,
> Today while looking at the patch at <https://bugs.webkit.org/ 
> show_bug.cgi?id=28021> I noticed that the WinCE version of  
> FontCustomPlatformData includes CachedFont.h and uses CachedFont.
> It is incorrect for classes in the platform layer to have any  
> knowledge of higher WebCore layers (essentially, anything outside  
> the platform hierarchy). In this case, it also necessitated a  
> platform difference in the createFontCustomPlatformData call site  
> in CachedFont::ensureCustomFontData(), which is how I noticed it.
> I think once you should correct this and any other layering  
> violations in the WinCE platform layer, and only then submit  
> patches with changes to cross-platform code, if any such changes  
> are still deemed necessary. I don’t think <https://bugs.webkit.org/ 
> show_bug.cgi?id=27734> and <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi? 
> id=28021> should be reviewed until then.
> Thanks,
> —Dan

George Staikos
Torch Mobile Inc.

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