[webkit-dev] Proposal: Remove ENABLE(SVG)

Benjamin Poulain benjamin at webkit.org
Tue Feb 4 10:13:09 PST 2014

On 2/4/14, 7:08 AM, Steven Coul (scoul) wrote:
> My big worry about that, is that somewhere somebody is thinking about
> using that argument to add Flash and/or Moonlight to Webkit - and
> down that path madness lies ;-)
> There really aren’t any “size-hogs” in WK other than SVG itself - but
> it’s been a while since I looked I admit.
> I tend to think of “fork it” as a last desperate measure rather than
> first plan - but whatever - I was just interested in others opinions
> since I don’t have a horse in this race anyhow.

We do worry about binary size, but removing a core feature is not a

There are plenty of other opportunities to improve the WebKit binary.
Patches for that are welcome too ;)


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