[webkit-dev] Ports relying on ICU with features omitted?

Brent Fulgham bfulgham at apple.com
Mon Feb 10 09:54:55 PST 2014

Hi Darin,

On Feb 10, 2014, at 9:40 AM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:

> I’d like to find out which ports are relying on WebKit support for ICU without certain key features. Maintaining these extra code paths creates some difficulties, and it would be helpful to remove them once no one is relying them. For example, we have support for:
> […]

> I know this is not needed for PLATFORM(MAC), PLATFORM(IOS), and PLATFORM(WIN).
> So I guess I am looking for an answer for PLATFORM(GTK) and PLATFORM(EFL) and any others I might have forgotten to ask about.

I believe that the dim3 game engine (http://www.klinksoftware.net) uses JavaScriptCore with a custom ICU. I don’t remember what ICU features they exclude, but they might be impacted by this change.

I suspect they could follow WinCE’s approach if this was a significant problem for them.



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