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From Ben Combee <ben.com...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Chromeview has arrived in Android 4.4!!!!
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2013 17:28:27 GMT
I did notice that they're using the API level of the app to enable a
"quirks mode", I assume to emulate some bugs of the earlier WebKit-based
webview.  You have to be API level 19 (4.4) in order to fully get the
Chrome goodness.  More at
http://developer.android.com/guide/webapps/migrating.html.


On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Jonathan Bond-Caron <
jbondc@gdesolutions.com> wrote:

> 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:
>
> https://github.com/android/platform_frameworks_base/blob/kitkat-release/core/java/android/webkit/WebViewFactoryProvider.java
>
> That seems to be confirmed:
> https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=113088#c100
>
> 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
> 'com.android.webview.chromium.WebViewChromiumFactoryProvider ' comes from?
> Is this from a built /system/framework/webviewchromium.jar ?
>
> Main implementation seems to be here:
>
> https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/chromium/+/trunk/android_webview/java/src/org/chromium/android_webview/AwContents.java
>
>

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