[webkit-qt] API for uniform scrolling

Ariya Hidayat ariya.hidayat at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 22:46:21 PST 2010

> Where qtwebkit_webframe_scrollOverflow needs to each and every time do an
> elementForPoint() to find the element, etc.

Could some kind of caching help here?

Granted, there will be extra cache bookkeeping, though.

> QWebScrollController* scrollControllerForPoint(const Qpoint&);
> The QWebScrollController itself would basically provide the position, scroll
> range and visible size of the "thing" being scrolled, would allow the the
> position to be set, and would emit signals when range/position change. It
> would then internally handle whether it's scrolling a frame or an element
> with overflow:scroll/auto (and would keep a pointer to it around so that it
> doesn't need to figure it out for every move event).
> Thoughts? Is there a better way to do it today that I'm missing?

Makes sense. I'd opt for a simpler "QWebScroller" class name.



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