[webkit-dev] PSA: WebKit2 and DrawingAreaImpl

Noam Rosenthal noam at webkit.org
Wed Oct 2 01:13:33 PDT 2013

Thanks for the heads up, Anders
I've created a bug for this, https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=122207

On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 3:19 AM, Anders Carlsson <andersca at apple.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I just wanted to let everyone know that we (Apple) are moving away from
> DrawingAreaImpl and always using our tiled drawing area. Longer term we’d
> like to remove DrawingAreaImpl completely since it was designed back when
> we didn’t run in accelerated compositing mode all the time.
> It’s my understanding that all the other non-mac ports use coordinated
> graphics now, and so the logical step would be to create a special
> DrawingArea subclass for coordinated graphics and move the relevant code
> there. That’d allow us to remove DrawingAreaImpl and LayerTreeHost.
> I’d be more than happy to review any patches to do this, and answer any
> questions.
> Thanks,
> - Anders
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