[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.7.3 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Dec 16 03:47:05 PST 2014

WebKitGTK+ 2.7.3 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.7.3.tar.xz (9.9MB)
   md5sum: 0713e323ca1a50b0307324c1aa467981
   sha256sum: 06243dfda689e83d170a31d6ea288f51790ddc596faa8a6b44f464006528b7f8

This is a development release leading toward 2.8 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.7.3 release?

  - Add API to support HTML5 notifications.
  - Add UserMedia Permission Request API.
  - GObject DOM bindings API now correctly returns NULL intead of empty strings to be
    able to differentiate between not present and present but empty.
  - Add support for text-decoration-skip.
  - Improve the HTTP authentication dialog.
  - Expose the ID attribute of Meter and Option elements to accessibility.
  - Use latin1 instead of UTF-8 for HTTP header values.
  - Update NavigationItemProbes inspector icon.
  - Add video/mp2t as alternative mimetype for MPEG TS.
  - Add application/x-mpegurl and video/flv to the list of supported mimetypes.
  - Add SCHEDULING query support to HTTP media source element.
  - Fix deadlock when shutting down AudioDestination.
  - Translation updates: Kannada, Assamese

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+ >= 3.6.0
glib >= 2.33.2
libsoup >= 2.42.0
cairo >= 1.10.2
libxml >= 2.8.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
HarfBuzz >= 0.9.2
fontconfig >= 2.8.0
FreeType2 >= 2.4.2

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

gtk+ >= 2.24.10
GObject introspection
gstreamer >= 1.0.3
GeoClue >= 2.1.5
cairo-gl >= 1.10.2

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 development mailing list,


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

The WebKitGTK+ team,
December 16, 2014
Carlos Garcia Campos
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