[webkit-dev] Intent to implement WebKit for Windows ports

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Tue Aug 1 16:10:09 PDT 2017

On Tue, 01 Aug 2017 22:50:35 +0100, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com> wrote:

> I will just add that there are some WebKitGTK+ users who would love for
> WebKitGTK+ to be supported on Windows once again. Evolution and GnuCash
> come to mind. Having a working WinCairo port of modern WebKit would be
> a huge step towards that. Although Igalia does not intend to maintain
> Windows code, we would certainly welcome this change in direction for
> the WinCairo port.

Indeed! Having a Windows port that uses WebKit2^H would indeed be a big help
in bringing modern WebKitGTK+ versions to Windows.

Apart from the applications that Michael mentions, I can also think about the
help browser in The GIMP, Pidgin [1], and also any C# application which uses
GTK+/WebKit-Sharp or Mono.WebBrowser.


[1] https://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/17184
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