[webkit-dev] Dropping support for WML?

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Fri Apr 8 10:08:37 PDT 2011

On Apr 8, 2011, at 2:09 AM, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:

> We have been discussing the possibility of dropping WML support in WebKit on IRC for a while now because
> 	• None of core ports (Mac, Windows, GTK, Qt, & Chromium) use it by default
> 	• Maintenance cost is high

I’ll just add one other thing: HTML form element implementations have factoring that are twisted and complicated because of WML in a way that makes working on those classes unpleasant for me. It would make form work considerably easier if we drop WML support.

    -- Darin

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