Re: Changing Yelp to use GtkHtml1 instead of GtkHtml2

On Fri, 2002-05-03 at 16:33, Mikael Hallendal wrote:
> lör 2002-05-04 klockan 01.28 skrev Jeff Waugh:
> > <quote who="Mikael Hallendal">
> > 
> > > So unless someone picks up GtkHtml2 and steps up as maintainer for it I
> > > think that the best way to go here is to just use GtkHtml1 instead. (I
> > > already have a version of Yelp that uses it instead so no delay there,
> > > and I tell you, Yelp is *much* snappier with it).
> > > 
> > > Comments?
> > 
> > The outcome of the earlier discussion was that nothing would change with the
> > 2.0.0 release; it was mostly in mind of the future, beyond this release.
> > 
> > Unless someone manages to present a patch replacing GtkHTML2 across the
> > board that has has at least a couple of weeks testing, and no verifiable
> > bugs, I [1] don't think this would be a responsible change at this stage.
> As I said there is a bunch of issues with GtkHtml2 and noone to fix
> them. So, the current state is that we have a broken html widget, (we
> know that), and no one will fix the bugs (we know that). We have another
> widget that might have bugs (very well tested for gnome1) untested a11y
> BUT someone to fix the bugs.
> So either we can ship a yelp with an html widget that we know before
> hand is broken or we can ship yelp with a html widget that we can at
> least try to fix.

Forgive my ignorance here, but what sort of end user effects will this
brokenness entail? i.e. are 25% of the documents not going to render?
Will there just be a little layout trouble? etc


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