[webkit-qt] QML2 WebView behaviour

Alexis Menard alexis.menard at openbossa.org
Wed Mar 28 09:25:41 PDT 2012

On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Tor Arne Vestbø
<tor.arne.vestbo at nokia.com> wrote:
> On 28.03.12 16:31, Alexis Menard wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 4:26 AM, Balazs Kelemen<kbalazs at webkit.org>
>>  wrote:
>>>>> I really don't like that. I wonder how I will scroll on desktop with
>>>>> my mouse? On Mac when you plug a regular mouse the scrollbars keep
>>>>> being always visible ->    good. When you use the magic trackpad and
>>>>> unplug the mouse they hides automatically.
>>> After inheriting the view from flickable, scrollbar indicators can be
>>> implemented in QML (on desktop, with only public API).
>> But you expect every user to implement again the scrollbar. It should
>> come out of the box.
> No, that's the change in mentality, or change of focus, that Simon is trying
> to point out. The WebView as delivered by QtWebKit is a basis for building
> plaform-specific WebViews out of, not a out-of-the-box experience.
> Think QtComponents for Harmattan, which have their own TextField, with the
> right style and behavior, but used a TextInput internally. QtComponents for
> Harmattan would then deliver their own WebView which adds scroll-indicators,
> dialogs, etc, to make it fit with the platform.
> The same goes for desktop, where the desktop components would be the one to
> customize the WebView for desktop consumers.

Ah ok...

> tor arne

Alexis Menard (darktears)
Software Engineer
INdT Recife Brazil

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