[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.27.2 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Tue Oct 22 02:38:00 PDT 2019

WebKitGTK 2.27.2 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.27.2.tar.xz (19.8MB)
   md5sum: 1bbe0d31f59866d9d3c109770f265058
   sha1sum: e1ae545adaf8508aea7e04c5154e6516dfb93ee1
   sha256sum: 05382bcf96b20d59ca9657265fd3aa46ab8887b5c7fcd286ca43b9362d7a8198

This is a development release leading toward 2.28 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.27.2 release?

  - Add user messages API for the communication with the web extension.
  - Enable service workers by default.
  - Add support for saving data in Web Inspector.
  - More navigation gesture improvement.
  - Fix the build with WebDriver disabled.
  - Show also client EGL extensions in about:gpu.
  - Disable accelerated compositing when we fail to initialize the EGL dispaly under Wayland.
  - 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,
October 22, 2019
Carlos Garcia Campos
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