[webkit-dev] PageCache and modularization (was Re: The Care and Feeding of WebCore Modules)

Adam Barth abarth at webkit.org
Fri Mar 2 15:10:29 PST 2012

2012/3/2 Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org>:
> It seems that we have some agreement on what to modularize, but not necessarily agreement on what the modularization should encompass.
> For example, I think that <https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=80193> that moves some knowledge of what makes a page uncacheable out of PageCache::canCachePageContainingThisFrame makes the code less hackable, and is likely to become a disadvantage.

I've just started investigating that issue (which is why the patch is
labeled "work-in-progress").  Is there a reason SQLDatabase is special
cased in PageCache?  Most features interact with the PageCache via
ActiveDOMObject::canSuspend().  In that bug, I'm investigating why
SQLDatabase doesn't just use the same general mechanism as other


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