(another) WebKit port of Browse
bobbypowers at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 14:57:11 EDT 2008
On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 00:17 -0400, Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
>> > Not everyone likes tabbed browsing.
>> That may be true - but what if the user needs to reference two (or
>> more) separate pages of information. If while looking at one page
>> he can't remember *exactly* what the other page said, he may want to
>> switch between pages. What are the alternatives to tabbed browsing?
>> [To me, it is more logical to select a tab created under my control,
>> than to select from the "previously-seen" list as presented by the
>> Browse 'Back' button. And to open several instances of the existing
>> Activity seems wasteful.]
> Patches gratefully accepted. Note that due to memory usage, even tabs
> have their limits (though it may be the recent improvements in Gecko
> obviate this problem somewhat; it frees pixmap storage unused in finite
> Note the WebKit I would hope are now similarly motivated (competition is
> a wonderful thing ;-)).
> - Jim
I updated the WebKit Browse to use the latest GIT WebKit, merge in the
latest mainline changes in Browse, and do fullpage zoom.
(I've been watching youtube videos in WebKit/Browse allll day. its a
little choppy, but thats probably gstreamer/ffmpeg)
>> Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org>
>> One Laptop Per Child
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