[webkit-qt] Rebasing QtWebKit 2.0 on current trunk?

Kenneth Christiansen kenneth.christiansen at openbossa.org
Mon Jun 14 06:29:07 PDT 2010

We really need to have a PLT (Page loading test) like Apple and Google
have, that we can run automatically so that we easily can see
improvements and regressions.

Any idea on how to proceed with that?


On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 8:58 AM, Andreas Kling <andreas.kling at nokia.com> wrote:
> On 06/14/2010 07:41 AM, Hausmann Simon (Nokia-D-Qt/Oslo) wrote:
>> I think the Qt 4.7 program would not accept any new features at this
>> point.
> Right. Too bad.
>> The main blocking issue I can see right now for the release is the memory
>> usage that is too high and in particular on low-memory Symbian devices
>> causes
>> crashes.
>> On the other hand this issue doesn't fix itself, so maybe we should set up
>> a
>> team/task force to look for quick wins in terms of the memory usage.
> Benjamin and I had planned to do exactly this for this week 24. :-)
> Basically the plan is to:
> 1. cherry-pick the memory optimizations done by Apple for Safari 5
> 2. Generate a memory usage profile with QtWebKit's cycler test and do
> whatever we can to reduce it.
> Regards,
> Kling
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Kenneth Rohde Christiansen
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Qt Labs Americas, Nokia Technology Institute, INdT
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