wiki:April 2012 Meeting

Discussion notes

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

  • Writing your own RenderObject (eric) [dbarton, rniwa, leviw, eae, jchaffraix, torarne, dbates]
  • 2-Minute Overview of Each Component []
  • Perf-o-matic and performance tests (rniwa) [tomz, dtharp, jacobg, enne, kov, kseo] slides
  • What type of benchmarks do we need in WebKit? (rniwa) [morrita, kseo]
  • Instrumentation and metrics collection [morrita, jchaffraix, zherczeg, tomz, eae, kov, kseo]
  • Reducing our number of "supported" build systems from 7 to fewer-than-7 (eric) [torarne]
  • Introduction to new CSS layout modes (maybe ojan/tony^work/TabAtkins/mihnea ?) [rniwa, hober, astearns, nov, dbates]
  • Better documenting status of new features [rniwa, hober]
  • Rethinking the rendering architecture: RenderLayer, RenderObject hierarchy, ... (jchaffraix) [eae, enne, kov, dbarton, huangdongsung]
  • Revisiting the convention and the process to import third-party (e.g. W3C) tests (jacobg/astearns) - Thu 1:45-2:45pm [rniwa, tomz, dtharp, dbarton, hober] slides
  • Indexed Database discussion - interest from other ports?, overview of implementation, roadmap (jsbell) []
  • Canvas accessibility - how to implement latest whatwg additions like focusable fallback content, hit testing, ... (dmazzoni) [hober]
  • Ninja build system: ninja is a new fast build system that builds the chromium/mac port 6x as fast as xcodebuild and the chromium/linux port 2x as fast as make. There are ninja backends for cmake and gyp. If there's interest, I can give a short overview/demo of ninja (thakis) []
  • Web Components: progress update (dglazkov) [dominicc] Notes: WebComponentsStatusMeetingNotes
  • Explain accelerated compositing (smfr) []
  • Add topics here!

Proposed Hackathons (host) [would attend!]

  • Add performance tests (rniwa) [kseo]
  • Stabilize performance tests (rniwa; needs to be on 20th as we need a bunch of clean machines) [kseo]
  • Import/sync with w3c test suites (jacobg) [rniwa, astearns]
  • Reviewathon 2012! (eric?) [rniwa, jchaffraix, kov]
  • Move methods from layoutTestController and friends to internals (morrita/dglazkov?) [rniwa, enne] Internals_Hackathon
  • Add features to / fix bugs with garden-o-matic, flakiness dashboard, run-webkit-tests, etc. (ojan) []
  • Work through shadow DOM design issues (dglazkov) [dominicc] Notes
  • Add more hackathon ideas here!
  • Convert Pixel tests to ref or text-only tests - Spreadsheet

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