[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK+ 2.21.2 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon May 21 01:07:56 PDT 2018

WebKitGTK+ 2.21.2 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.21.2.tar.xz (16.1MB)
   md5sum: 6823a6abdbab45e864e8294b406d9b2a
   sha1sum: d19aea413cc08809f1651331de554aa4fd06e57a
   sha256sum: 39eebeccc1d4de94a6750997ef52068308e31dc1de29a4537651df07d8067c9c

This is a development release leading toward 2.22 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.21.2 release?

  - Remove resource load statistics API, it's not ready yet.
  - Add initial implementation of WebDriver advance user insteraction commands.
  - Add introspectable alternatives for functions using vargars to JavaScriptCore GLib API.
  - Implement MouseEvent.buttons.
  - Do TLS error checking on GTlsConnection::accept-certificate to finish the load earlier in case of errors.
  - Fix downloads started by context menu failing in some websites due to missing user agent HTTP header.
  - Avoid painting backing stores for zero-opacity layers.
  - Fix the installation path of API documentation.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

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

More information

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

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

- Browse the bug list at https://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,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/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,
May 21, 2018
Carlos Garcia Campos
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