[webkit-gtk] Webkit GTK Release 2 - basically unusable for us

Martin Robinson martin.james.robinson at gmail.com
Fri May 3 06:28:02 PDT 2013

On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Niranjan Rao <nhrdls at gmail.com> wrote:

> I chatted with mrobinson yesterday (thank you mrobinson) and he did explain
> some more things which clarified my current problem a bit more.  However
> issue still remains that moving from 1.* to 2.* is going to be lot more
> complicated.

Careful. It's quite easy to confuse WebKit1/WebKit2 and WebKitGTK+
1.10 and WebKitGTK+ 2.0.x. WebKitGTK+ 2.0.x has both a WebKit1 and
WebKit2 implementation.

> In short, web view is more like a browser than a component for desktop
> application now where you can interact and pass data to each other.

We hope to have the API necessary for this use case in the next release.


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