[webkit-qt] webkit2, v8, diplomacy

Alexis Menard alexis.menard at openbossa.org
Tue Jun 5 07:33:15 PDT 2012

On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 11:23 AM, Coda Highland <chighland at gmail.com> wrote:
>> But V8 is the engine of QML so if you use the QML API of QtWebKit for
>> Qt5 then V8 is loaded de-facto.
> <snip>
>> QML developers moved away from JSC (Qt4) so they will not move back for sure.
> <snip>
>> V8 apparently was faster for QML use cases.
> <snip>
>> Apparently QML guys does have a lot of benefits using V8 directly so...
> "Apparently" isn't an answer. "This is how it is" isn't an answer. I'm
> looking for technical answers and explanations, not just responses
> that don't actually provide any information.

Drop by #qt-qml in freenode in Brisbane timezone and you will get all
the answers you want from the people who make QML.
But don't expect people here to know all the details of QML, we work
on WebKit at the end.

>> To make it short : V8 has a stable API, JSC not. That's kind of a
>> problem for project which doesn't move at the same peace. JSC guys are
>> not very encline to add API that serves other use cases than a Web JS
>> Engine.
> This is the only useful response I've seen in the last two years.
> /s/ Adam

Alexis Menard (darktears)
Software Engineer
openBossa @ INdT - Instituto Nokia de Tecnologia

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