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Re: Does webkitgtk issues discussed here?




Hello Igor,

> Does WebKitGTK has its own list?

https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-gtk

> So here it is:
> On the page https://webkitgtk.org/reference/webkitgtk/stable/index.html
> there are
> WebKitWebBackForwardList and WebKitWebHistoryItem classes which should
> take care of the history support inside the WebView.
>
> However, on the page
> https://webkitgtk.org/reference/webkit2gtk/stable/index.html
> those classes are missing.
>
> The former link is for a version 2.4.5, the latter - 2.18.3.

The difference is not in WebKitGTK version but in WebKit API version.
The former documentation is for WebKitGTK (GTK+ port of WebKit 1 API,
removed in WebKitGTK+ 2.6.0, that's why the doc comes from 2.4.5), the
latter for WebKit2GTK (GTK+ port of WebKit 2 API, considered stable
since WebKitGTK+ 2.0.0 and the only supported API nowadays).

> Are those 2 classes become deprecated? If so, which version deprecates them?

WebKit1 is practically deprecated since WebKitGTK 2.0 and is no longer
supported (no bug and security fixes).

> I see on the second page there are WebKitBackForwardist and WebKitHistoryItem.
> (no middle "Web"). Are they direct replacements?

They seem to be the replacements, but not all methods from WebKit1
have been ported.

Best regards,

Jiri Janousek
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