[webkit-dev] Out-of-process networking and potential for sharing memory cache (was Re: Feature Announcement: Moving HTML Parser off the Main Thread)

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon Jan 21 14:07:36 PST 2013

On Jan 21, 2013, at 11:23 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:

> Some folks have pointed out to me off thread that I'm coming off as
> angry and harsh.  I would like to apologize for my tone.
> My goal here is not to obstruct or block your progress on the
> NetworkProcess.  My goal is to end up with a common design that we can
> share between WebKit2 and Chromium or at least have a common way of
> interfacing with WebCore.  My concern is that I don't believe that the
> current path the NetworkProcess is taking leads to a common design or
> interface.
> Anyway, it's probably best to continue this conversation another time.
> We can certainly iterate on the approach once you all are feeling
> less schedule pressure.

Thanks, Adam. It's fine to pick up the conversation later, and we're certainly open to iterating beyond what we do first.

We're also happy to meet with anyone interested in this topic to discuss in person, or to document more of our design decisions in writing if the community would find that helpful. 


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