[webkit-gtk] cid and webkit

Gustavo Noronha Silva gns at gnome.org
Thu Oct 8 16:43:12 PDT 2009


On Thu, 2009-10-08 at 22:50 +0200, Salvatore De Paolis wrote:
> i'm the author of the claws's mail plugin for rendering html using webkit and
> in e-mail is common to find schemas as cid or mid.
> I'd like to know if it will be added such support (i recall a guy time ago sent
> me a patch to webkit for supporting cid and i redirected him to webkit) or
> otherwise leave to the applications the freedom to manipulate the DOM.
> Any opinion about it?

Manipulating the DOM is currently possible using the JavaScriptCore API,
though it is not very convenient. DOM bindings are something we want to
have, but is a lot of work, and may take a while.

Supporting application-specific schemas is also something we would like
to have. This is probably going to happen through libsoup's URI loader:


See you,

Gustavo Noronha Silva <gns at gnome.org>

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