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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: [Android] Chrome Content Shell
Date Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:40:42 GMT
Nice work Joe. One step closer.. .. ..
On 12/6/12 4:38 PM, "Joe Bowser" <> 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 <> wrote:
>> I was going to try it out but last time I checked it needed a good
>> 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
>> look into it if I had the pre-requisites.
>> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Jarrod Overson <>
>>> Us folk on the sidelines want to know what's going on with using
>>> content shell on android too. Seems to be tracked here:
>>> 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 <> 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
>>> > 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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