[SailfishDevel] Roadmap for Qt 5.4 support?

E.S. Rosenberg es.rosenberg+sailfishos.org at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 18:54:12 UTC 2015


OT: I really enjoy your game (too much), thanks!

2015-01-15 12:27 GMT+02:00 Alexey Rochev <equeim at gmail.com>:

> Qt WebEngine is still in active development. Version 5.4 has only basic
> features, it will be much improved in 5.5
> Also Qt WebEngine 5.4 does not support Wayland (will in 5.5).
>
> 2015-01-15 11:10 GMT+03:00 Daniel Beck <d.danielbeck at googlemail.com>:
>
>> Hi Alejandro
>>
>> porting applications to ubuntu oxide, the chromium fork for ubuntu touch,
>> was really nice and straightforward. QtWebkit has many problems, the worst
>> one is that it even doesn't support the metadata viewport directive (i.e.
>> this one: <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width,
>> initial-scale=1.0, user-scalable=no">). This makes porting HTML5
>> applications to Jolla really hard.
>>
>> QtWebEngine should support this (at least, I hope so, since it is based
>> on chromium).
>>
>>
>>
>> 2015-01-14 21:42 GMT+01:00 Alejandro Exojo <suy at badopi.org>:
>>
>>> El Tuesday 13 January 2015, Daniel Beck escribió:
>>> > Hello,
>>> >
>>> > Qt 5.4 introduces the new Qt Webengine. This an essencial feature
>>> because
>>> > Qt Webkit lacks many features and has many bugs that makes it quite
>>> > impossible to publish good HTML5 apps on Jolla. In my case, I'm looking
>>> > forward to it to make my game "Green Mahjong" work better on Jolla.
>>> (For
>>> > the moment, it sucks a lot because of QtWebkit).
>>> >
>>> > My question is: when will jolla support Qt 5.4?
>>>
>>> I would not hold my breath. Think of this: QtWebkit is a browser engine
>>> wrapped in Qt. Qt WebEngine is another one (Blink). Jolla has their
>>> browser
>>> based on a third browser engine. Linux distributions are not specially
>>> happy
>>> with Qt WebEngine:
>>>
>>> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.kde.talk/1126
>>>
>>> I would expect Jolla to be at the same level of discomfort, or more. :-(
>>>
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