[webkit-qt] Feedback needed: new design for WebKit 2

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen kenneth.christiansen at gmail.com
Sat Jul 2 05:36:15 PDT 2011

A simple API based directly on WebCore could easily be done for that,
though it is not a priority for us and we would need to analyze the
use-cases well. It is an open source project and we will support
efforts like this.


On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Pierre <pinaraf at pinaraf.info> wrote:
> On Thursday 30 June 2011 22:21:43 Benjamin Poulain wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Andreas and I have worked a couple of days on a ways to clean the
>> current mess of the WebKit 2 API. We would like some feedback before
>> going forward and upstreaming some of that :)
>> I has become visible that the current design of the UI layer of WebKit 2
>> is not maintainable. The code is becoming really messy, and it is hard
>> to know where to add new features.
>> Some of problems we have are:
>> -the split QWKPage <-> QGraphicsWKView comes from the design of our
>> WebKit 1 APIs, and is just adding complexity (we do not want to support
>> multiple views, and we do not want to support a page without a view).
> Does this mean applications using QWebKit with no widgets nor views, just
> extracting informations from a web page, will no longer be possible ?
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Kenneth Rohde Christiansen
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