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Re: [PATCH 0/6] xwidget webkit: Use WebKit2 API.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6] xwidget webkit: Use WebKit2 API.
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:51:27 +0300

> From: Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:50:12 +0200
> Cc: Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden>
> O fellow humans on emacs-devel!
> I noticed that for the embedding of a WebKit widget in Emacs an old
> version of WebKitGtk is needed, because the code in "src/xwidget.c"
> targets the WebKit1 API.  As far as I know, only the latest version of
> WebKitGtk is actively maintained, so it seems like a good idea to make
> Emacs work with the latest version.
> The first patch in this series adjusts the code such that the WebKit2
> API is used instead, which allows users to build Emacs with the latest
> version of WebKit(2)Gtk.  Due to process separation in WebKit2Gtk,
> scrolling is now supposed to be done in the UI process.  This is what
> the second patch does; it implements scrolling by executing JavaScript
> in the WebKit view.  (Maybe the first two commits should be squashed?)
> The other patches are simple changes to make interacting with the
> WebKit widget a little easier.

Thank you for your contribution.

> PS: I did copyright assigment for GNU Guile already, but I'm not sure
> if copyright assignment is on file for Emacs already.

No, the Emacs assignment is not yet on file.  We will have to wait
until it is, before we can accept your contributions.

Thanks again for working on this.

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