[Development] Assistant WebKit/WebEngine support
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Mon May 20 19:02:11 CEST 2019
20.05.2019, 19:58, "Bastiaan Veelo" <bastiaan at veelo.net>:
> On 20/05/2019 17:56, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>> 20.05.2019, 18:27, "Bastiaan Veelo" <bastiaan at veelo.net>:
>>> On 20/05/2019 16:51, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>>>> Note that it should be possible to rebuild QtTools with QtWebKit support,
>>>> for example this configuration is supported in Gentoo out of the box.
>>> Interesting, I would not have guessed. The way I currently do the
>>> refactoring is breaking that possibility, though. It could be restored
>>> (I guess) by moving that code into a WebKit based plugin. But I'm not
>>> planning on installing Gentoo to implement and test that
>> You actually don't need to install Gentoo. QtWebKit support is enabled
>> automatically if you compile Assistant after installation of QtWebKit.
> But not on Windows, am I right?
Why not? Current version of QtWebKit from 5.212 works on Windows,
there are binaries at
>>> If continued WebKit support is desired, and the plugin idea is welcomed,
>>> would you @Konstantin be able to help finish the WebKit plugin?
>> However, it would better to avoid duplicating work with Qt Creator,
>> which also implements HelpViewer interface with different backends.
>> Some time ago there was a discussion that such shared interface & plugin
>> system should belong to Qt Web View module. But that would probably
>> require more work to be done.
> That would be nice. Do you have a pointer to that discussion? I only
> As you might have guessed, I am not a regular here.
>>> Or do you think that removing WebKit support from Assistant completely
>>> would be better, if WebEngine shows to be working well?
>> As for me, I'm totally fine with QTextBrowser
> I wish that were true for me. We need colours in table cell borders and
> SVG images (and better CSS support would be real nice). This might help,
> but is stalled: https://codereview.qt-project.org/c/qt/qtbase/+/177256
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