[MeeGo-dev] Browser EAL?
ab at samba.org
Tue Mar 16 08:27:03 CDT 2010
On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 2:53 PM, Alberto Cerato <macros123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 9:22 AM, Tomasz Sterna <tomek at xiaoka.com> wrote:
>>> Will MeeGo keep the Browser UI and Web Engine Abstraction Layer
>>> separation of Maemo?
> I have mixed feelings about EAL and similar solutions. Abstraction is
> a godd thing, but sometimes you lose advantages having the web engine
> integrated in the UI toolkig (e.g. QtWebKit and Qt).
I think one of key points you would need to support is to take apart
event loops on backend and UI processing. It is one of issues with
Mozilla and XUL where JS processing in XUL could slowdown rendering on
the page and vice-versa. Similar with WebKit.
But I'm not a browser developer in any way.
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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