webkit confused

Discussion in 'macOS' started by steelfist, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. steelfist macrumors 6502a

    Aug 10, 2005
    i went to this site, http://webkit.opendarwin.org/ and downloaded the latest build. now, WHAT is it? i know it's some web kit package, but i'm not really sure what to do with it.
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus


    Jul 24, 2002
    Why did you download it? Do you want to see what the rendering will look like in the next version of Safari? If you you would be better off with a nightly build.

    Once you have that just use it like Safari. It might be faster. It might render pages better. It should render SVG. It could crash. A lot.
  3. steelfist thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Aug 10, 2005
    that's actually what i downloaded. still, i don't know what it is. :rolleyes:
  4. tag macrumors 6502a


    Apr 29, 2005
    Ok, well from what I read its just a nightly build of Safari, so basically when you run Webkit (it should look like the safari icon, but with gold trim) it still runs Safari, but with different inner workings. There are some differences which can be found here here.

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