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From Jonathan Bond-Caron <>
Subject RE: Chromeview has arrived in Android 4.4!!!!
Date Sat, 02 Nov 2013 15:11:17 GMT
On Thu Oct 31 10:37 PM, Joe Bowser wrote:
> My main fear was that only Google devices would get KitKat WebView and that
> AOSP would get nothing, similar to how AOSP apparently doesn't have a Gallery
> or a default SMS client anymore.  There are rumours that AOSP no longer has a
> dialer, but that would be batshit insane, since that would mean that it'd be next
> to impossible to make phone calls on AOSP. :(

Chromium will eventually get rolled into Play Services:

That seems to be confirmed:

The good or bad news is WebView will eventually auto-update independent of Android releases.

Still trying to figure out how it works, does anyone know where '
' comes from?
Is this from a built /system/framework/webviewchromium.jar ?

Main implementation seems to be here:

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