[webkit-gtk] Deciding the deprecation path for WebKit1

Alberto Garcia berto at igalia.com
Wed Mar 19 01:36:31 PDT 2014

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 04:43:00PM -0700, Martin Robinson wrote:

> I think it is time to decide in what manner we should deprecate
> WebKit1. As a starting point for discussion, I will make a proposal:
> * Before the next stable branch (webkit-2.6), move all WebKit1
> development to a branch. We can then remove the WebKit1 code from
> trunk. This means that trunk developers will no longer have to
> consider the original WebKitGTK+ port when making changes. We can
> also safely turn off the WebKit1 buildbot.
> * Continue to merge important patches to the WebKit1 branch and make
> releases in that series.

Given the number of applications still using WebKit1, I think we
should have a guide explaining how to port code to the new API.


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