Re: gtkhtml2 vs. gtkhtml1

On 17 Sep 2002, Jeffrey Stedfast wrote:

> On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 23:54, Biswapesh Chattopadhyay wrote:
> [snip]
> > <comment mode="wearing-flameproof-jacket">
> > How about porting KHTML and KJS to GTK+2 ? I was looking at the code the
> > other day - it's LGPL, not too big and pretty clean IMHO. It's C++ of
> > course, so it might be a bit painful converting the stuff to GObject.
> > etc (I'm not very familiar with the GObject stuff - so correct me if I'm
> > talking nonsense). Besides, it has been done before (by the AethOS guys
> > I think) - so I guess the code is not that unportable. We might even get
> > some cooperation from the KDE/KHTML guys.
> > </comment>
> Why do that when GtkHTML2 is already superior to KHTML? It is isn't it?
> Or am I just mis-informed? If I remember correctly, the KHTML widget
> isn't all that hot anyway (as far as compliance and css1/css2 support).

If people have time to throw at a html widget with css, imho spending it
at libgtkhtml2 is the fastest and esiest way to getting somewhere. Not
having to start with learning c++ bindings for the libraries is a nice
starting capital, and AFAICt libgtkhtml2 code is easy to understand. 

> Jeff
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> Jeffrey Stedfast
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