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Re: Web browser for GNUstep

From: Maxthon Chan
Subject: Re: Web browser for GNUstep
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:40:35 +0800

Just throw this out here, is it possible to take the open source portion of 
WebKit (or Blink) and clone the Objective-C wrapper Apple provided? With that 
and a new shell we can have what is effectively a Safari clone using the same 
rendering engine and even maybe can share extensions.

> On Jun 14, 2015, at 06:33, andrewkaz <andrewkaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> Could you per chance share code or leads for integrating CEF3 with 
> Objective-C? I’m willing to do some leg work but info’s appreciated
>> On Jun 13, 2015, at 5:25 PM, Gregory Casamento <greg.casamento@gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>> Andrew,
>> One thing I have been considering doing for a while is using CEF3 to
>> create a WebView implementation which can be used within GNUstep.   I
>> did something similar to this when I was working on Winamp for Mac and
>> it worked very well... so I think it's a viable solution for creating
>> a WebView class that can be used from any application.
>> Lately I haven't had a lot of time to do this.  There is an
>> experimental effort using something called "Berkelium" in GAP @
>> gap/libs/Berkelium.   Berkelium has a similar architecture so it would
>> be easy to retrofit my code there to use CEF3.
>> I don't know if this helps... but it is something along the same lines.
>> GC
>> On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 1:49 PM, andrewkaz <andrewkaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Anyone have a status on a GNUstep web browser?
>>> Was checking out Mantella, the wrapper around Firefox from like 2007. I may 
>>> even be close to getting it to compile! My system has Ice weasel though, 
>>> not firefox, and not sure what the associated gtkmozembed is called or how 
>>> to get it installed and importing on my Debian distro.  — If anyone has 
>>> pointers on any of these things Id be extremely grateful.
>>> Or if you have pointers on another web browser that is even remotely 
>>> usable. Tried SimpleWebKit too, got it building and running and it’s either 
>>> out of date or a joke.
>>> I’ve been on the Apple scene for a long time, and feel I may be one of the 
>>> rare few who can see the grand potential of GNUstep, who wants to move it 
>>> forward.
>>> THanks
>>> Andrew
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>> --
>> Gregory Casamento
>> GNUstep Lead Developer / OLC, Principal Consultant
>> http://www.gnustep.org - http://heronsperch.blogspot.com
>> http://ind.ie/phoenix/
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