[webkit-gtk] WebKitGTK 2.29.1 released!

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Mon May 18 04:52:05 PDT 2020

WebKitGTK 2.29.1 is available for download at:

https://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkitgtk-2.29.1.tar.xz (20.7MB)
   md5sum: ea5b14b5efc026294c8ac59bf8c6eef5
   sha1sum: fc524627de6ea7706ff864789ef83a14cebd70f9
   sha256sum: 3f7bb1904f5050fb14fdc9cb2e471ac49c11f8ee6b99cc6f43b447216af0a866

This is the first development release leading toward 2.30 series.

What's new in the WebKitGTK 2.29.1 release?

  - Stop using GTK theming to render form controls.
  - Add API to disable GTK theming for scrollbars too.
  - Fix several race conditions and threading issues in the media player.
  - Add USER_AGENT_BRANDING build option.
  - Add paste as plain text option to the context menu for rich editable content.
  - 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 18, 2020
Carlos Garcia Campos
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