[webkit-dev] Mac OSX, Cocoa event model in NPAPI , NSView, and Out of process plugins.

Jeff Johnson opendarwin at lapcatsoftware.com
Thu Nov 18 11:12:05 PST 2010

On Nov 18, 2010, at 11:03 AM, Simon Fraser wrote:

> On Nov 18, 2010, at 12:23 AM, Choon Sik Cho wrote:
>> Hello to everyone.
>> Well, currently chrome has out of process plugins. and firefox 4 will
>> use same model.
>> That means plugin process is now seperated from browser process.
>> Plugin process might NOT have window at all.
>> My plugin is based on NSView.
> NSView-based plugins are deprecated for this very reason. We suggest you implement your plugin as an NPAPI plugin.
> Simon

Huh, what? NSView-based plugins are deprecated? This is news to me. Could you please clarify this statement?


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