[webkit-dev] Support for ESMP and other mobile web standards
mjs at apple.com
Tue May 12 16:24:03 PDT 2009
On May 12, 2009, at 3:58 PM, George Staikos wrote:
> On 30-Mar-09, at 5:22 PM, Cameron Zwarich wrote:
>> For some time now there has been a bug in Bugzilla about adding
>> conditional support for ECMA Script Mobile Profile:
>> I am capable of reviewing the technical content of the patch, but I
>> don't know how the greater WebKit community feels about adding
>> support for ESMP and related technologies. To what extent do we
>> want support for them in the main WebKit tree?
> 6 weeks in and no opposition to this. Given that we just rebased
> the patches against trunk again, and they've already gone through
> many changes due to review, I'd like to start landing them.
> Constantly adjusting them is growing tiring, and they do not impact
> anything unless the macros are enabled.
I'm not a fan of these changes (I don't like divergence in core
behavior in the engine). But I think they are reasonable in light of
the proposed new way of thinking about ports as a set of policy
decisions, and leaving those decisions up to the port maintainers.
ENABLE(ESMP) is definitely a policy decision. Let's just make sure we
minimize impact on the normal code path and allow for reasonable long-
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