[texworks] WebKit (was: Script: Questions about the API)

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at me.com
Mon Apr 19 14:41:49 CEST 2010

Le 19 avr. 2010 à 14:33, Paul A Norman a écrit :

> On 19 April 2010 17:46, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
>> time for me to chime in, too. I didn't realize that the footprint of
>> WebKit was as large as it is (I do dynamically linked builds). I didn't
>> see any significant memory problem, but then again I only used small
>> test cases. But a doubling of the size of the executable is really
>> something we should not do (lightly, anyway). As it looks to me, WebKit
>> essentially embeds a Mozilla-type browser...
> I think bicbw there are three main engines Trident - IE, Gecko -
> Mozilla/Fiorefox, and WebKit - Google Chrome/Safari

IIRC WebKit was based on KHTML when it was launched by Apple a few years back -- a shock to the Mozilla people then, as everyone at the time expected Apple's browser-to-be (now Safari) to use Gecko and be a close relative of Camino.

Bruno Voisin

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