Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jan 2007 23:55 UTC
Gnome The GNOME team has released GNOME 2.17.5. "This is our fifth development release on our road towards GNOME 2.18.0, which will be released in March 2007. This is also the release which marks the start of the API/ABI freeze for the platform and the start of the feature freeze."
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RE[2]: Gnome, C, and KDE
by dindin on Thu 11th Jan 2007 17:39 UTC in reply to "RE: Gnome, C, and KDE"
dindin
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2006-03-29

I don't think Gecko is the better engine. As a foreign language speaker, it has several issues rendering Unicode properly (take a look at their bug posts). KHTML is very tightly integrated with Qt rendering. I am quite disappointed with this since Pango is one of the best technologies out their for multi-linguale enablement and while Firefox can be compiled/made to use it, its layout output does not seem to properly made use of by the firefox display engine. A native Gtk based HTML rendering engine would be much better.

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RE[3]: Gnome, C, and KDE
by anda_skoa on Thu 11th Jan 2007 18:22 in reply to "RE[2]: Gnome, C, and KDE"
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2005-07-07

KHTML is very tightly integrated with Qt rendering.

Ah, well. It has been ported to Cocoa (Apple WebKit) and GTK (WebKit GTK backend by Nokia).

You call that tightly integrated with Qt rendering?

Edited 2007-01-11 18:25

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