Gecko installer

Saulius Krasuckas saulius2 at
Fri Jun 16 07:55:40 CDT 2006

* On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Jacek Caban wrote:
> * Mike Hearn wrote:
> > * On 6/14/06, Jacek Caban <jacek at> wrote:
> > > I'd really like to use Linux Gecko, but it's impossible because 
> > > we'd need XEmbed embedder support that's impossible to implement in 
> > > Wine (perhaps if we added what we need to XEmbed spec?).
> > 
> > OK. What exactly *do* we need from XEmbed? Is this because we can no 
> > longer use child X windows?
> I think Alexandre can give you the best answer. Yes, the problem is 
> mostly because of lack of child X windows. The main thing we'd have to 
> add to XEmbed spec is clipping but probably there will be more problems. 
> And I have no idea if freedesktop guys will accept what we need as 
> clipping in XEmbed spec is useless for most apps (probably everyone 
> except Wine).

Then maybe we can say to freedesktop folks Wine isn't one application.  
It's tens of applications.  Or maybe they would accept spec for 
independent protocol, called XWine (e.g.) for the mentioned reason? :]

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