[webkit-dev] Cleaning House

Christophe Dumez - SISA ch.dumez at partner.samsung.com
Thu Apr 4 01:43:31 PDT 2013


EFL port is using Cairo, not Skia.

Christophe DUMEZ.
From: webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org [webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org] on behalf of Allan Sandfeld Jensen [kde at carewolf.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 04, 2013 11:39
To: webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] Cleaning House

On Thursday 04 April 2013, Geoffrey Garen wrote:
> Hi folks.
> Since we no longer need to support the Chromium port, let's take the
> opportunity to streamline. Hopefully, this will make development easier
> and more coherent for everyone. Adam and Eric offered to do some of this
> cleanup, but I think it's healthier for people who will continue to be a
> part of WebKit to decide what gets cleaned up, and execute on the plan.
> Below is a high-level view of some improvements we're planning over the
> coming weeks.
> Concepts we plan to remove:
>       Layering violations in WebCore/platform, where a Page* or Frame* is
> to a function Supplementable and Supplement
>       #if USE(GOOGLEURL)
>       #if USE(V8)
>       #if !USE(JSC)
>       Skia
>       DOMFileSystem
>       WebLayer and its scrolling implementation
>       Features #defines that haven't gained traction
Unless you plan to scare more ports away, I would suggest double checking
stuff to remove. As far as I know BlackBerry and EFL are using Skia, and I am
sure there are ports using GoogleURL as well.

For the record though I don't think Qt is using any of that those.

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