[lazarus] Searching HTML component

andrew johnson acjgenius at earthlink.net
Tue Dec 10 14:09:57 EST 2002

This was already discussed on the developers list, that we don't want a
lot of high level overhead and extra depends.. so gecko is probably out,
and mozilla definitely is. And gtkhtml was already discussed and
discarded by Mattias because of its GNOME depends.


On Tue, 2002-12-10 at 13:59, Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> > Tony Maro wrote:
> > > The only HTML I was able to ever find for Delphi was based on the
> > > Microsloth ActiveX component for IE.  Why reinvent the wheel and all
> > > that... unfortunately that doesn't do us a lot of good.  I also searched
> > > through DSP for components with source and couldn't find anything.
> >
> > Hmmm, isn't it possible to use Gecko/Mozilla?
> That should be possible.
> >
> > OTOH the lcl needs way to incoperate high level components like ActiveX
> > anyways.
> But that doesn't do us any good on linux. I think that a HTML widget is
> needed, and it could be implemented differently on Windows than on linux.
> On linux, using gecko may be your best shot in terms of functionality, but
> the gtkhtml component may be the easiest to use:
> http://www.icewalkers.com/softlib/app/app_00991.html
> ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gtkhtml/1.1/gtkhtml-1.1.6.tar.gz
> Michael.
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