[webkit-dev] Standing of the WINCE port
staikos at kde.org
Fri Aug 28 12:33:52 PDT 2009
On 28-Aug-09, at 9:26 AM, Peter Kasting wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 12:14 PM, George Staikos <staikos at kde.org>
> The development of Iris Browser for Windows CE has been suspended,
> but we still plan to contribute to WebKit as a project and this
> does not preclude working on code specific to a given port. I
> think there is clearly enough interest in the Windows CE port to
> keep it around, and the impact on the tree is really not that big.
> The more intrusive changes that were done by Torch Mobile were
> specific to certain classes of features, really. I see no reason
> to pull it out.
> I'm not opposed to leaving things in. I am curious as to the
> future of certain specific features. For example, the WinCE port
> as written had a lot of Image system changes, and while I don't
> think they would have landed as-is, they were prompting discussion
> about how to redesign some of the Image subsystem to accommodate
> them. If we're still hoping to land these changes (in some form)
> it imposes a different set of design constraints than if we're not.
> Anyway, thanks for the reply.
I think we'd like to see those features go in. They're
generically useful. I don't necessarily disagree with refactoring of
Torch Mobile Inc.
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