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Re: An Emacs plug-in for a browser (Firefox?)

From: joakim
Subject: Re: An Emacs plug-in for a browser (Firefox?)
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 11:21:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Phil Jackson <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden writes:
>>> And this approach would appear to have a platform independent nature,
>>> highly appealing.  I don't know anything about Webkit.  Are you
>>> talking about adding Webkit to the C level of Emacs, doing an Emacs
>>> Lisp binding to Webkit (probably running in a separate process or
>>> mulitple processes ala Chrome) or something else?
>> It's somewhat possible to do this already. I mailed a patch to
>> emacs-devel some time ago that lets Emacs embed gtk widgets in a
>> buffer, like images. (Its very alpha but shows that its possible, at
>> least)
> So, out of interest, how would a Javascript engine (if any) and elisp
> co-exist in any sort of harmony?

I suppose like the existing emacs/mozilla integration, which I forget
the name of, that just pipes js through some sort of port to mozilla and
parses that in elisp. The only difference in this case is that mozilla
would be embedded in an emacs buffer.

> Cheers,
> Phil
Joakim Verona

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