[webkit-dev] Is there any Windows-GDI-only port?

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Mon Mar 23 07:28:33 PDT 2009

On Mar 23, 2009, at 6:18 AM, 김인기 wrote:

> I want to port WebKit to Windows-Mobile device.
> But, I could find only CoreGraphics-port and Cairo-port.
> Is there no Windows-GDI-only port?

That is correct, there is no Windows port that only uses bare GDI  
calls for drawing.

> If it is not exist, there is any reason for it?

There are multiple reasons. One reason is that there have so far been  
no developers interested in this. Another is that GDI lacks some  
capabilities that WebKit requires.

> In my humble thought,
> porting WebKit directly on Windows GDI can show
> better performance than Cairo-port.

Is this claim based on testing?


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