[webkit-dev] What is XBL?

Dan Bernstein mitz at apple.com
Wed Aug 25 09:18:37 PDT 2010

On Aug 25, 2010, at 9:11 AM, Julien Chaffraix wrote:

>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XBL , I guess?
> FYI XBL has been superseded by XBL 2.0 that is not backward compatible
> with the first version [1]. Thus our code is just obsolete.

All XBL-related code in WebKit is for XBL2. It seems as if WebKit had working XBL2 support, most of the form controls added over the last couple of years could have been defined declaratively in markup rather than requiring the significant amount of C++ code that they currently do.

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