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Re: Bug#637454: RFP: bluegriffon -- Next Generation WYSIWYG HTML editor based on Gecko

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 05:46:41PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> Mike Hommey wrote:
> > >   Description     : Modern WYSIWYG HTML editor based on Gecko
> > 
> > Yay, one more copy of the gecko engine :(
> Your fear it won't be able to run it with xulrunner directly like e.g.
> Conkeror does?
> On a first glance it looked like a xulrunner application, but it seems
> as if it has a xulrunner application embedded. At least upstream's
> code repo includes an application.ini, but the upstream tar ball also
> ships a libxul.so... Haven't looked closer yet, though.
> The upstream author seems to be the author of the Netscape Composer,
> too, so I don't wonder about his choice of platform at all. :-)

AFAIK, it's quite tied to the underlying engine, but I haven't heard
Daniel's plans wrt the rapid release of Firefox. I'm not sure, for
example, that the current BG works with the 5.0 engine instead of 4.0.


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