[webkit-help] Webkit2 Maturity

ARaj araj2609 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 03:31:58 PST 2011

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On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 11:16 PM, Shanfeng Cheng <sfcheng at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> How mature is the webkit2 api at the moment? I am planning to build a
> browser based on webkit and would like to make use of webkit2 if it's fairly
> mature.
> I found the webkit2 header files in the source tree. Is there any detailed
> documentation about the webkit2 api other than the source files?
> I tried out the MiniBrowser example based on Webkit2. I opened a few
> websites at the same time and I found that all the websites are rendering
> within a single Webkit2WebProcess.exe. This is not what I expected. I
> expected each website to be rendered in a separate process, just like Chrome
> and IE8. Otherwise, a crash within a single website will crash the entire
> web process. Is there any way to configure Webkit2 so that a separate
> process is used to render each website?
This is the default behavior of WebKit2 as of now. The multi process
mode is a feature in development.
As an experiment, you may try creating a WKContextCreate instead of
the default WKContextGetSharedProcessContext in MiniBrowser.
> Is QTWebkit based on Webkit2 available now? If not, what is the plan about
> it?
> Thanks a lot for answering the questions.
> Best regards.
> Shanfeng Cheng
> sfcheng at gmail.com
> 2010-12-28
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