Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of Modules


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Feb 27, 2012 7:09:13 PM (9 years ago)
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abarth@webkit.org
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    33== Overview ==
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    5 As we add more features to WebCore, the project becomes more complex.  Some features, like IndexedDB and MediaStream, add DOM interfaces but aren't otherwise involved in the core functionality of the engine, such as layout and rendering.  WebCore Modules let us reduce the complexity of the project by loosening the coupling of between these features and the rest of WebCore.
     5As we add more features to WebCore, the project becomes more complex.  Some self-contained features, like IndexedDB and MediaStream, expose DOM interfaces but aren't otherwise involved in the core functionality of the engine, such as layout and rendering.  The module system let us reduce the complexity of the project by loosening the coupling of between these features and the rest of WebCore.
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    77This document describes how WebCore's module system works and how to leverage it when building a new feature.