[webkit-dev] Curses port?

Alp Toker alp at nuanti.com
Sun Jan 19 10:43:10 PST 2014

On 19/01/2014 18:34, Shea Levy wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'd like to have a browser that can be used from the terminal but
> actually supports modern HTML, js, etc. to the extent that is reasonable
> for a console. It seems no such browser currently exists, so I was
> thinking about trying to port webkit to use a curses backend. Is such a
> thing a reasonable project? Ideally I'd just be able to plug some
> rendering logic on top of an unmodified webkit core...

HI Shea,

It is possible as a full-blown port, but moreover would be 
straightforward to get done using just the standard API and DOM binding 
of any existing port that supports operation without an on-screen view.


> Cheers,
> Shea Levy
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