[Sugar-devel] Browse and the move to WebKit

Gonzalo Odiard gonzalo at laptop.org
Tue Jun 21 21:25:10 EDT 2011

> 2. In order to get Browse, Help and Wikipedia up and running on
> webkit, do you see the need for a hulahop equivalent? Or some kind of
> sugar-level web widget abstraction? Or just direct calls into webkit.
>From the point of view of the activity, Wikipedia and Help are using the
same code of Browse.
There are other activities like SocialCalc trying to use more interaction
between python and dom/javascript,
but are a pile of hacks.

I think there are work in webkit2 to implement DOM, but I don't know if is
merged in F15.
Right now you can execute javascript, but to get a value is also a hack
(changing the title and getting
the value from the python property) You can see this in the read activity in

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