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WebKit Contributor Meeting 2011

WebKit Contributors Meeting April 25-26, 2011


Group photo from meeting.

Proposed Talks / Discussions

Talk Host Would Attend Importance
Getting compile time under control weinig levin, mjs, dpranke, ojan, sjl, kling, torarne, estes, alexg, dimich, eseidel, aroben, lgombos, more... Super-High
Unifying the build system abarth ddkilzer, dpranke, ojan, torarne, estes, eseidel, demarchi, jturcotte, aroben, lgombos High
WebKit2 - One year later weinig kling, mms, enrica, yael, noamr, torarne, estes, alexg, demarchi, jturcotte, philn, aroben, lgombos, kenneth, joone Medium-High
Common thread patterns in WebKit levin mjs, dimich, aroben, lgombos Medium-High
Removing or rejecting features - is there a way for the WebKit project to say no to things? mjs weinig, abarth, levin, morrita, dpranke, ojan, sjl, noamr, kling, torarne, dimich, lgombos Medium-High
Advanced tool usage (webkit-patch, commit-queue, ews-bots, sheriff-bot, re-baseline tool, new-run-webkit-test, reviewtool, etc.) eseidel mjs, dpranke, ojan, sjl, yael, estes, alexg, jparent, philn, aroben, inferno-sec, lgombos, hayato Medium
Redesign of Position-related classes rniwa leviw, enrica, eae Medium
Add a way to RenderObject destruction aka add RenderObject guard rniwa
Shadow DOM and the component model dglazkov and friends rniwa, leviw, mjs, enrica, dbates, dpranke, sjl, yael, jparent, eseidel, inferno-sec, kenneth Medium
Hardware acceleration roundup, what do we share? what can we share? noamr sjl, torarne, alexg, jturcotte, aroben, lgombos, smfr, joone Medium
Getting layout test times under control, getting new-run-webkit-tests working for everyone? geoffrey garen/dpranke Medium
​Strategies for decreasing the number/frequency/duration of test failures aroben lgombos, eseidel, levin Medium
HTML5 parser eseidel, abarth mjs, estes, demarchi, inferno-sec Medium
Sharing LayoutTestController Code? morrita Medium-Low
Understanding line-layout bidi, line-box tree, etc. eseidel
Media elements using the WebKit loader scherkus Medium-Low
Reducing checkout/update times, reducing layout test result churn Medium-Low
Switching layout offsets to floats from ints leviw dglazkov, ojan, eseidel, inferno-sec, eae Low
Improving the verbosity of the editing markup enrica rniwa Low
MathML update alex milowski Low
Media element pseudo classes eric Low
New CSS positioning modes, eg. flex, grid Low
Coming together on threading patterns for speed optimizations ap? Low
Updates on the grand loader fix, including plugins Low
Sharing more code between WebKit1 and WebKit2 Low
Overview of adding a new Element subclass Two
LayoutTestAnalyzer, what is it? Low
Gardening and keeping the bots green Low
Adding multi-threaded code to WebKit, strategies jchaffraix Low
Advanced text layout (vertical text, ruby, etc) mjs, eseidel
XML Processor Profiles (W3C LC Draft and WebKit ) alex milowski Single
Getting more ports to enable pixel tests on bots, and making them less brittle Silence

Proposed Hackathons

Talk Host Would Attend Importance
EventHandler cleanup rniwa dglazkov, weinig, ojan, sjl, yael, demarchi, kenneth Medium-Low
Fuzz-a-thon - run fuzzers, find bugs, fix them mjs, inferno-sec Medium-Low
Converting more rendertree/manual tests to dumpAsText/dumpAsMarkup Medium-Low
Review-a-thon! Get as many patches out of as possible eseidel mjs, abarth, levin, ojan, weinig, kling, aroben Medium-Low
Flip on strict mode for smart pointers Medium-Low
Component model API brainstorming dglazkov weinig, lgombos, kenneth Low
Hacking webkitpy/bugzilla for fun and profit. Tour all the tool code? Write our own sheriff-bot command? eseidel levin, ojan, jparent, abarth, philn, aroben Low
KURL unforking revisited mjs abarth, weinig Low
Finish bust'n up the Frame class cluster, and other big classes Low
Splitting JSC into its own library for GTK Low
Moving another port to GYP Low
Splitting WTF out of JavaScriptCore Low
Hacking check-webkit-style so you never have to flag the issue in a review again. levin Double
TextInputTestSuite—improving the coverage of editing in input type=text, search, etc. and textarea rniwa, enrica, xji, yael, morrita, dglazkov


  • adambe
  • adamk
  • adele
  • alexg
  • alexmilowski
  • amruthraj
  • antonm
  • aroben
  • benjaminp
  • bdath
  • bweinstein
  • caseq
  • cmumford
  • cshu
  • darin
  • darktears
  • dave_levin
  • ddkilzer
  • demarchi
  • dethbakin
  • dglazkov
  • dgrogan
  • dimich
  • dominicc
  • dpranke
  • enne
  • enrica
  • eric_carlson
  • ericu
  • eseidel
  • estes
  • fishd
  • geoff-
  • ggaren
  • gyuyoung
  • hayato
  • honten
  • inferno-sec
  • jamesr
  • japhet
  • jeffm7
  • jennb
  • jhoneycutt
  • jianli
  • jonlee
  • joone
  • jparent
  • jschuh
  • jturcott
  • kbr_google
  • keishi
  • kenne, kenneth
  • kinuko
  • kling
  • krit
  • lca
  • leviw
  • lgombos
  • loislo
  • makulkar, maheshk
  • mihaip
  • mitzpettel
  • morrita
  • mrobinson
  • msaboff
  • msanchez
  • noamr
  • othermaciej
  • ojan
  • pererik
  • pewtermoose (mlilek)
  • pnormand
  • prasadt
  • psolanki
  • rafaelw
  • rniwa
  • rolandsteiner
  • smfr
  • svillar
  • thakis
  • tkent
  • tonikitoo,agomes,antonio
  • tony^work
  • torarne
  • toyoshim
  • tronical
  • weinig
  • xan
  • yael
  • yutak
  • yuzo