Re: [dev] [ANN] sabotage 2011-04-30, a musl+busybox based distribution

From: Nick <>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 17:23:00 +0100

On Wed, May 04, 2011 at 05:27:26PM +0200, pancake wrote:
> On 05/04/11 16:31, Nick wrote:
> i dont see the point of using libglade for the gtk backend... it's
> just the reason why it depends on libxml and this is probably the
> main bottleneck for loading the gtk UI...
> >I think their RISC OS frontend is the most mature, though;
> >the underlying html rendering code is nicer than the linux
> >GUI code.
> >
> i dont really care about riscos.. and gtk is not *linux gui* . gtk
> runs on osx, w32 and others. not only X11 backends.

By 'linux gui' I only meant gui that works on Linux.

> >>I don't get the point of not distributing netsurf as a library... it
> >>would be great if this project was just producing a standalone
> >>library and a simple client implementation.
> >netsurf is basically a client implementation of a few
> >different libraries; see
> > A simple client
> >based on some of these should be do-able.
> >
> uhm... i see.. but the rendering part is found inside netsurf.. not
> in a separated library..

Good point, sorry, my brain is slow today.
Received on Wed May 04 2011 - 18:23:00 CEST

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