[Development] Make WebKit an add-on
Shawn.Rutledge at digia.com
Fri Jun 20 08:53:22 CEST 2014
On 20 Jun 2014, at 08:32, Knoll Lars <Lars.Knoll at digia.com> wrote:
> Currently Qt WebKit and Qt WebKit Widgets are marked in our documentation
> as Qt Essentials. I’d like to propose to move them to the add-on category
> for 5.4.
> There are several reasons for that, the main ones being:
> * Qt WebKit is not supported on Android, iOS and WinRT
> * We can’t develop it much further (esp we can't update with newer
> versions of webkit), as the webkit project has moved into a different
> * Qt WebEngine is going to replace it over time
> Unless someone has a very good reason against changing this, I’d like to
> change the status of the 2 modules in time before the 5.4 branch is being
Will all of our own usage of WebKit (such as in Assistant and Creator) be replaced with WebEngine in time for 5.4?
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