[webkit-dev] Proposal: upstream the WPE port

Brady Eidson beidson at apple.com
Mon Apr 24 08:57:26 PDT 2017

> On Apr 24, 2017, at 2:31 AM, Carlos Garcia Campos <cgarcia at igalia.com> wrote:
> El dom, 23-04-2017 a las 22:12 -0700, Brady Eidson escribió:
>>> On Apr 22, 2017, at 6:21 AM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.c
>>> om> wrote:
>>> I think Carlos's plan to reuse the non-GTK+ bits of the GTK+ API
>>> would be much better for us.
>> I as long as the GTK and WPE ports like this plan (it appears they
>> both are) and are both committed to see it to fruition (it appears
>> they both are), then I fully support this.
>> I do *not* support adding another client of the C API, even in the
>> interim.
> It would be easier for us to move to the new API after the port is
> upstream, since it will require refactorings in both ports GTK+ and WPE
> . So, we can simply remove from the current patch anything added to the
> C API (except the web view implementation or whatever is needed by WTR)
> and then work on moving to the new API in follow up patches.
> Are you ok with that?

In the coming weeks I am actually likely to be changing and/or removing at least a few functions from the C-API.

As long as the WPE upstreaming effort is comfortable with the idea that I might be breaking them as they go… That’s fine.


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