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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Chrome Content Shell
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:49:25 GMT
16Mb is way less than I expected. Were able to compile on OS X ?


On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 4:40 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:

> Nice work Joe. One step closer.. .. ..
> On 12/6/12 4:38 PM, "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >I played around with it this afternoon and I got it to build.  The
> >score on html5test has it right on par with my desktop chrome for the
> >most part.  That being said, there's a lot of problems with it, such
> >as the footprint.  It currently weighs in at 16 MB.  It'd be cool if
> >we could use it as a library with the uses-library in the Android
> >manifest, but I think we're still stuck with the stock browser if we
> >want things to just work.
> >
> >So, while it may make for a cool tech demo, using Chrome for Cordova
> >is a long ways off.
> >
> >It's nice to have something that compiles though, even with a minor tweak!
> >
> >
> >On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> I was going to try it out but last time I checked it needed a good
> >>ubuntu
> >> machine to compile (didn't work on OSX). At any rate, remember that it
> >> would have footprint of ~30Mb. I think it is worth the effort too. I
> >>would
> >> look into it if I had the pre-requisites.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Jarrod Overson <jsoverson@gmail.com>
> >>wrote:
> >>
> >>> Us folk on the sidelines want to know what's going on with using
> >>>Chrome's
> >>> content shell on android too. Seems to be tracked here:
> >>>
> >>> https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=113088
> >>>
> >>> That issue made me assume that it wasn't possible yet without effort
> >>>on the
> >>> chrome/chromium side.
> >>> --
> >>> Jarrod Overson
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 3:08 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> > Hey
> >>> >
> >>> > I know that I brought this up before, but I'm wondering what's going
> >>> > on with Chrome Content Shell, and whether we can start looking at
> >>>this
> >>> > as an option for having a WebView on Android that sucks less than the
> >>> > current one that we have access to.  It's kinda weird having PhoneGap
> >>> > only score 253 on HTML5 Test when Chrome is now stock.
> >>> >
> >>> > Anyone tried this out? Does it build? Is this horribly off-topic?
> >>> >
> >>> > Joe
> >>> >
> >>>
>
>

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