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Re: Could oca adopt report_webkit before v8


Thank you for asking.

Weren't you the one who said about a month ago that you will support
report_webkit through v8 and drop both rml and report_webkit in v9?


On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 2:36 AM, Antony Lesuisse <al@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I would like to remove report_webkit from our master branch before
> releasing v8.
> I think we wont maintain it properly and i expect that this will create
> frustrations during the lifetime of v8.
> None of our modules use it at all (none ever did actually). Now that the
> conversion from rml to qweb/wkhtml report is done, i consider that the
> default report system of v8 is superior to report_webkit.
> It has all the advantages like the speed and html/css syntax, but it's
> much more modular and versatile. It supports as many layout as you want,
> images and view inheritance. The codebase is also smaller.
> report_webkit was a source inspiration when we developed the v8 pdf report
> generation. And i would like to thanks its author Nicolas Bessi.
> On github we already have 2 pull requests (PR) about it, i dont want my
> developers to spend time on code that is not used at all by any addons.
> So report_webkit PR's will stay unprocessed and i dont think the module
> deserve that.
> Would oca be motivated enough to take over the module to ensure proper
> maintenance.
> Antony Lesuisse.
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