[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 1.8.3 released

Martin Robinson mrobinson at webkit.org
Mon Aug 20 21:10:32 PDT 2012

WebKitGTK+ 1.8.3 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkit-1.8.3.tar.xz (7.5MB)
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This is the second stable release in the 1.8 series.

What's new since the WebKitGTK+ 1.8.2 release?
  - Fix several security issues with accessibility support.
  - Finishing merging NPAPI plugin support for Windows.
  - Turn off the deletion UI during editing, as it caused issues with
some sites.

What is WebKitGTK+?

WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform port of the WebKit rendering engine.
Offering WebKit's full functionality through a set of GObject-based
APIs, it is suitable for projects requiring any kind of web
integration, from hybrid HTML/CSS applications to full-fledged web


gtk+ >= 2.10
gail >= 1.8
glib >= 2.31.2
libsoup >= 2.37.92
cairo >= 1.10
libxml >= 2.6
fontconfig >= 2.4
FreeType2 >= 9.0

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 3.0
gail >= 3.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
SQLite >= 3.0
gstreamer >= 0.10
gstreamer-plugin-base >= 0.10.30
enchant >= 0.22

More information

If you want to know more about the project or get in touch with us
you may:

  - Visit our website at http://www.webkitgtk.org, or the upstream
    site at http://www.webkit.org. People interested in contributing
    should read: http://www.webkit.org/coding/contributing.html.

  - Browse the bug list at http://bugs.webkit.org, WebKitGTK+ bugs are
    typically prefixed by "[GTK]." A bug report with a minimal,
    reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

  - Join the #webkit and #webkitgtk+ IRC channels at irc.freenode.net.

  - Subscribe to the WebKitGTK+ mailing list,
    http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/webkit-gtk, or the
    WebKit's development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WebKitGTK+ team,
August 20, 2012

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