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Re: Any interest in using HTML for locally-installed Texinfo documentati

From: Per Bothner
Subject: Re: Any interest in using HTML for locally-installed Texinfo documentation?
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:40:17 -0700
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On 10/15/19 1:20 PM, P wrote:
‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
On Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:27 PM, Gavin Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
WebKitGTK seemed to be the best option for a lightweight embedded
web-browser. I looked into other options, such as the Gecko engine
used inside Thunderbird, but apparently it is not supported any more
to embed it in other programs. WebKitGTK allowed access to the DOM
tree of the documents without the complication of communicating with
embedded JavaScript, as was needed with QtWebEngine.

Out of curiosity, have you looked at smaller browser engines, such as Dillo or 

Dillo does not support JavaScript or frames, which would seem to preclude
(or at least complicate) the kind of functionality we are hoping for.

        --Per Bothner
address@hidden   http://per.bothner.com/

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