[Development] Assistant WebKit/WebEngine support
Simon.Hausmann at qt.io
Wed Jun 26 13:47:38 CEST 2019
>From my earlier email:
" I measured on Windows with a Qt Creator built with
WebEngine support and surfed a little through the docs. The memory
consumption of the web engine process weighed in between 14-20 MB of RAM."
That number came from the task manager in Windows.
From: Development <development-bounces at qt-project.org> on behalf of Michal Klocek <michal.klocek at qt.io>
Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 13:31
To: development at qt-project.org
Subject: Re: [Development] Assistant WebKit/WebEngine support
Could you explain how did you measure web engine memory consumption to
get 14-20MB of ram ?
On 6/26/19 1:12 PM, Simon Hausmann wrote:
> Am 25.06.19 um 23:53 schrieb Konrad Rosenbaum:
>> Option 4: convert to WebEngine
>> Pros: looks great; currently supported browser engine, only little
>> porting work
>> Cons: horrible memory footprint; acute terminal featuritis; adds lots of
>> dependencies (disqualifies it for most/many people redistributing it);
>> does not work on all platforms supported by Qt (makes assistant less
>> useful or even useless to those users); embedding in IDEs becomes much
>> more difficult (dependencies and #ifdef's for unsupported platforms)
> I'd really like to eliminate this myth of a "horrible memory footprint".
> I sent an email earlier in this thread regarding this and presented
> numbers that suggest otherwise for documentation content.
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