Re: WebKitGTK+ as an external dependency


Le mercredi 06 mai 2009, à 20:22 +0300, Xan Lopez a écrit :
> On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 7:58 PM, Joanmarie Diggs
> <joanmarie diggs gmail com> wrote:
> > Right now, my answer is "gosh, I sure hope so." :-) Admittedly, not as
> > good as a "heck yes!", but better than "no."
> >
> > Where things stand as of today is that WebKit needs quite a bit of work
> > to ready as far as a11y is concerned. HOWEVER, I've arranged my DayJob
> > schedule in such a way as to be able to devote around 3 days per week on
> > the GNOME side of WebKit a11y, and Xan is already providing patches for
> > the critical issues I've identified thus far. So if we can keep this up,
> > and if we do not run across any really complicated issues, I believe
> > that things will at least be "good enough" -- and ideally "good" -- in
> > time for 2.28. But it is hard to predict the future, especially this
> > early on in my (active) involvement, hence my optimistic maybe.
> >
> > Xan, what are your thoughts? Vincent and others, when do you need a
> > definite yea or nay by?
> I think that's a pretty good summary. Things are already much better
> than they were a few weeks ago, and I think we have a promising set up
> to improve them much more in the coming months. It's difficult to
> predict how things will work out, and as usual I'm sure we'll find
> problems we didn't expect and so on, but that shouldn't make us deny
> the fact that things WILL get much better by 2.28.
> In any case let's try to do our best here, and in a few more weeks I'm
> sure we'll have a clearer picture of where we'll stand by 2.28.

So a few more weeks have passed. Do we have a clearer picture? :-)

Looking at the NEWS file of WebKitGTK+, it seems there have been quite
some good work since 1.1.5 on a11y. Is the current state of things good
enough to say that it's okay to use it for 2.28?



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