Distros and QtWebEngine

Thomas Lübking thomas.luebking at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 22:30:33 BST 2015

On Montag, 20. April 2015 23:11:49 CEST, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> On Monday, April 20, 2015 22:54:26 Thomas Lübking 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.

Yeah, but they want to show a word definition... (I assume?) - there's not much limit pushing in that.

> Using a QWebView doesn't "feel" like giant overhead
Depends on whether
- kanagramm is the only user
- it crashes

Maybe I meant "overengineered"


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