Distros and QtWebEngine

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Mon Apr 20 22:11:49 BST 2015


On Monday, April 20, 2015 22:54:26 Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
> On Montag, 20. April 2015 22:31:24 CEST, Jeremy Whiting wrote:
> > Even simple applications may want to use a webview for stuff. Kanagram at
> > one point had a QtWebkit Web view just to show the wikipedia entry of the
> > current word.
> 
> Ouch, sounds like giant overhead =)
> Shouldn't the basic html subset support in QTextView provide anything for
> this? 

probably not.
You very quickly hit the limits of that.
Using a QWebView doesn't "feel" like giant overhead, displaying a few kB of 
html is instant, and you have all HTML features ate your hand.

Alex





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