[webkit-help] Extending javascript namespace

tonikitoo (Antonio Gomes) tonikitoo at gmail.com
Thu Apr 29 06:09:19 PDT 2010


I think DRT's way is robust enough to be deployed and used. WRT does
it exactly that way.

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 12:45 PM, Jason Rukman <JasonR at bsquare.com> wrote:
> I’m looking at some custom javascript extensions and trying to decide if I
> should use a plugin or add javascript API’s similar to how DRT does it.
> This would be things that may be device specific for a custom application;
> stuff like accessing battery level, charging information… things like that.
> This isn’t something that I can see adding back to the webkit community
> though as it’s very application specific.
> Can anyone give me some opinions on which of these two paths may be better?
> I can see that using a plugin may let me add different plugins without
> modify the webkit client but in this case I really will likely only have a
> single plugin but the API interface hooking into
> didClearWindowObjectForFrameInScriptWorld seems cleaner and easier to
> implement (especially as DRT itself provides some nice sample code for it).
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--Antonio Gomes

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