[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.23.90 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Thu Feb 14 05:12:12 PST 2019

WebKitGTK 2.23.90 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.23.90.tar.xz (17.1MB)
   md5sum: 4fb93e973b76b02839277e3a34260d51
   sha1sum: 83cc239517f27321705a4d6da2bd3f81d5182295
   sha256sum: 841bd9ac7b3b5765d6d618b9e87bc75efa6fe4b987b85abaa1da28a31d8c06c8

This is a development release leading toward 2.24 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.23.90 release?

  - Add a new setting to disable JavaScript elments from documents during parsing.
  - Add new API to expose JavaScriptCore options.
  - Add support for JPEG2000 images.
  - Add support for back/forward touchpad gesture.
  - Add support for pinch zoom on touchpad.
  - Use a scrolled window in alert dialogs to handle long contents.
  - Sleep disabler now inhibits idle when a "System" sleep disabler is requested.
  - Remove experimental sandboxing support, it's not yet ready for stable release.
  - Fix a web process deadlock when starting the remote inspector.
  - Fix a crash when browsing inspector:// URI without port set.
  - 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,
February 14, 2019
Carlos Garcia Campos
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