[Interest] About Qt and WebEngine/Chromium

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Fri Mar 16 16:48:00 CET 2018

On Friday, 16 March 2018 07:31:10 PDT René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> >* WebEngine needs patched Chromium source
> And that's not just because the Chromium library expects to be part of the
> (a) Chromium browser?


The point is that before we can have this conversation about Qt, you need to 
convince the Chromium developers of the need to share the internals with other 
frameworks and retain binary compatibility.

> >* Chromium can be updated at any time and break Qt
> Which applies to other dependencies as well (FFmpeg comes to mind...)

All of which are already libraries that keep ABI.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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