[webkit-help] [WinCairo] Support for DOM traversal?

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Tue Feb 16 08:05:35 PST 2010

On Feb 16, 2010, at 9:00 AM, Emerick Rogul wrote:

> I'm a new user to WebKit.  I'd like to use the WinCairo WebKit for
> Windows port for HTML editing.  To that end, I will need to traverse
> the DOM.  However, although I'm able to retrieve a DOMDocument object
> successfully, any attempt to traverse it fails with an "unimplemented"
> thrown error.  Looking at the source code, it seems that large areas
> of the DOM traversal code are unimplemented on Windows.  Is there some
> method to traversing the DOM on Windows that I haven't discovered yet
> or am I right in guessing that this area is not finished on Windows?
> If the latter, should I enter a bug for this?

You're right, it isn't finished yet. In general, only functions that are needed by Safari for Windows have been implemented.

If you have specific functions that you need implemented, filing a bug on bugs.webkit.org would be a good thing to do.

> On a different note, are the WinCairo port and Apple's Windows port
> both located under the WebKit/win directory?  It seems so, but if
> someone could confirm, that would be helpful.

That's correct.


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