[webkit-gtk] Deciding the deprecation path for WebKit1

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Wed Mar 19 12:35:41 PDT 2014

El mié, 19-03-2014 a las 16:00 -0300, Gustavo Noronha Silva escribió:
> Hey,
> Em Qua, 2014-03-19 às 11:46 -0700, Martin Robinson escreveu:
> > It seems like a lot of people are in favor of removing the code now.
> > We will continue to support WebKit1 for as long as we release the 2.4
> > branch (that may be 6 months or even a year). I think this is
> > suitable, as it will still be possible to use WebKi1 for some time. If
> > someone wants to continue maintaining WebKit1, they can submit patches
> > against the 2.4 branch. Is anyone opposed to this?
> As you may be aware, the Raspberry Pi foundation has been using WebKit1,
> mostly because they see having multiple processes as waste of resources.
> I am not so sure that having separate processes causes that much waste
> myself, but thought I'd mention their case here at least.

I think the single secondary process model is not that different to the
single process model, but of course we can try to optimize it. Having
bug reports would help to start with.

> I am personally in favour of removing the code from trunk, too.


> Cheers,

Carlos Garcia Campos
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