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Move to QtWebEngine as default browser engine #653
We currently have some regressions in 16.04 (#442, #574, #626) which are related to our use of an old version of Chromium in Oxide. Rather than spend the effort to upgrade Oxide (and possibly not fix the underlying issue anyway), we've decided that we'd rather move to QtWebEngine.
The following tasks are needed for us to truly get rid of Oxide:
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Jun 10, 2018
While on holidays, I started working on making Ubuntu.Web a wrapper around QtWebEngine: https://github.com/mardy/webbrowser-app/tree/qtwebengine
It's a work in progress, untested, and I hope to be able to dedicate some more time to it in the near future; but if I don't, it still can be used as a starting point.