wiki:April 2011 Meeting

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This is an unofficial page for the 2011 WebKit Contributors Meeting held from April 25th through April 26th.

Please add your suggested talks to the list below. We'll lay out the schedule for the conference on Monday.

Proposed Talks / Discussions (host) [would attend!]

  • Redesign of Position-related classes (rniwa) [leviw, enrica, eae]
  • Add a way to detect a RenderObject destroyed unsafely (aka add RenderObject guard) (rniwa) [dglazkov, eseidel, inferno-sec]
  • Unifying the build system (abarth) [ddkilzer, dpranke, ojan, torarne, estes, eseidel, demarchi, jturcotte, aroben, lgombos]
  • Common thread (communication) patterns in WebKit (levin) [mjs, dimich, aroben, lgombos]
  • Shadow DOM and the component model (dglazkov and friends) [rniwa, leviw, mjs, enrica, dbates, dpranke, sjl, yael, jparent, eseidel, inferno-sec]
  • Switching layout offsets to floats from ints (leviw) [dglazkov, ojan, eseidel, inferno-sec, eae]
  • WebKit2 - One year later (weinig) [kling, mms, enrica, yael, noamr, torarne, estes, alexg, demarchi, jturcotte, philn, aroben, lgombos]
  • Getting compile time under control (weinig) [levin, mjs, dpranke, ojan, sjl, kling, torarne, estes, alexg, dimich, eseidel, aroben, lgombos]
  • Advanced tool usage (webkit-patch, commit-queue, ews-bots, sheriff-bot, re-baseline tool, new-run-webkit-test, reviewtool, etc.) (eseidel) [mjs, dpranke, ojan, sjl, yael, estes, alexg, jparent, philn, aroben, inferno-sec, lgombos]
  • Understanding line-layout (bidi, line-box tree, etc.) (eseidel) [rniwa, dbates, morrita, ojan, yael, alexg, jparent, dimich, demarchi, inferno-sec, eae]
  • Removing or rejecting features - is there a way for the WebKit project to say no to things? (mjs) [weinig, abarth, levin, morrita, dpranke, ojan, sjl, noamr, kling, torarne, dimich, lgombos]
  • Improving the verbosity of the editing markup (enrica) [rniwa]
  • Hardware acceleration roundup (noamr) [sjl, torarne, alexg, jturcotte, aroben, lgombos, smfr]
  • XML Processor Profiles (W3C LC Draft) and WebKit (alex milowski) []
  • MathML update (alex milowski) []
  • HTML5 parser (eseidel, abarth) [mjs, estes, demarchi, inferno-sec]
  • Advanced text layout (vertical text, ruby, etc) () [mjs, eseidel]
  • Strategies for decreasing the number/frequency/duration of test failures (aroben) [lgombos, eseidel, levin]

Proposed Hackathons (host) [would attend!]

  • EventHandler cleanup (rniwa) [dglazkov, weinig, ojan, sjl, yael, demarchi]
  • Component model API brainstorming (dglazkov) [weinig, lgombos]
  • Review-a-thon! Get as many patches out of as possible (eseidel) [mjs, abarth, levin, ojan, weinig, kling, aroben]
  • Hacking webkitpy/bugzilla for fun and profit. Tour all the tool code? Write our own sheriff-bot command? (eseidel) [levin, ojan, jparent, abarth, philn, aroben]
  • Hacking check-webkit-style so you never have to flag the issue in a review again. (levin)
  • KURL unforking revisited (mjs) [abarth, weinig]
  • Fuzz-a-thon - run fuzzers, find bugs, fix them () [mjs, inferno-sec]
  • Get a better Wiki? () []

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