[webkit-efl] Moving the EFL WebKit2 public APIs to outside WebKit2 directory

Christophe Dumez christophe.dumez at intel.com
Wed Jan 23 12:21:51 PST 2013

Yes, I really hope we can coexist in WebKit2 folder.

Christophe Dumez, PhD
Linux Software Engineer
Intel Finland Oy - Open Source Technology Center

On Jan 23, 2013, at 10:11 PM, Raphael Kubo da Costa <rakuco at webkit.org> wrote:

> Alexis Menard <alexis at webkit.org> writes:
>> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 5:30 AM, Dominik Röttsches
>> <dominik.rottsches at intel.com> wrote:
>>> Currently, I don't think it's a good idea to do such a move. In the end, I
>>> believe we are more productive when cooperating with Apple reviewers, not
>>> work around them.
>> Yesterday I spend sometime talking with an Apple employee and also
>> spend some time thinking about it myself.
> [...]
>> At the end I don't think moving send the right message, in fact I'm
>> pretty sure they don't want us to move out.
> [...]
>> So far the review time slowness is to be proven, it seems that not so
>> many patches were actually pure Qt, pure EFL or pure GTK so it was
>> touching the common parts with Apple. It means that in any case we
>> would have to go through an Owner to get in no matter where half (or
>> more) the code sit.
> Alexis and Dominik, thanks for pondering the issue and expressing
> everything so clearly :-)
> I entirely agree with Dominik's points here: moving out of WebKit2 to
> get around Apple without even talking to Apple before and making sure
> everyone is aware of each other's issues and worries seems like a hushed
> decision.
> It's good that Alexis took the time to talk to someone at Apple (even if
> privately). We now have more data to base our decisions on.
> Can we agree that, if Apple is indeed willing to work with us instead of
> without us, we should at least try to to coexist peacefully in WebKit2/
> (while also improving our own code as we already seem to be doing)?
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