Alexandre Deckner has been hired to work on the WebKit port and, if time allows, WebPositive. Alexandre ("aldeck") primarily known for his work on Tracker -- squashing bugs, rewriting sections for better performance and updating it to utilize the Layout API. As Alexandre states, "Good web support is something crucial for any operating system these days, it is for some users the main software they will use on a computer and one of the first things a new user will try on Haiku. To summarize, Haiku has to provide the best web experience possible and i believe i can help to go in that direction."
Alexandre's contract will be for 160 hours during one month for €2,000 EUR.
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