[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.27.3 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Nov 26 04:48:40 PST 2019

WebKitGTK 2.27.3 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.27.3.tar.xz (19.9MB)
   md5sum: 23501de75ce5d6dc4f0d828953f93f2b
   sha1sum: 4bfe5ae01c1702853b778f8609322bc1dac7d638
   sha256sum: 5390d0b41957834202893887f1ac04e3264b6a3d98160d4166e3c8c16bdb7492

This is a development release leading toward 2.28 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.27.3 release?

  - Add support for Pointer Lock API.
  - Improve performance when falling back to system fonts.
  - Stop using DBus for the remote inspector implementation to improve the performance of both
    WebDriver and remote inspector.
  - Implement support for new ARIA roles: code, strong, emphasis, generic.
  - Fix handling of content type with new custom protocols implementation.
  - Make image decoders fully thread safe.
  - Add support for get page source command in WebDriver.
  - Add support for network proxy capabilities in WebDriver.
  - Add support for new window command in WebDriver.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Translation updates: Brazilian Portuguese, Ukrainian.

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,
November 26, 2019
Carlos Garcia Campos
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