[webkit-gtk] How to register another protocol handler

Gustavo Noronha Silva gns at gnome.org
Sun Jul 25 03:39:10 PDT 2010


On Fri, 2010-07-23 at 09:49 -0300, Flávio Ceolin wrote:
> Is there a way to register a new protocol handler ??

Not right now.

> It is the task of ResourceHandler right? If it is, Do I have to create
> a new class above the the ResourceHandlerSoup, just like Qt did with
> QNetworkAccessManager ?

In WebKitGTK+ we have WebKitNetworkRequest, but we have no way of
supporting custom protocols built into it - some of our API users have
built simple solutions to provide support for some protocols using the
navigation policy signals, and then using GIO directly. Our plan is to
use the SoupURILoader infrastructure that is being built.

Check these out:


I guess you're asking about this for building support for this into
WebKitEFL? Just curious =).


Gustavo Noronha Silva <gns at gnome.org>
GNOME Project

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