[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.24.3 released!

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Tue Aug 27 15:50:29 PDT 2019

WPE WebKit 2.24.3 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.24.3.tar.xz (16.1MB)
   md5sum: b5c6fe640b03c3e87594da2c0a0a8469
   sha1sum: c9ccb6c4c65446e96ed6d534a1556db0fcca8268
   sha256sum: 907b20907a32a4288cbf67b56eab04cbbd997a7ca0f40b3c466cbbbbfba0e7ca

This is a bug fix release in the stable 2.24 series.

What's new in the WPE WebKit 2.24.3 release?

  - Updated the user agent string to make happy certain websites which
    would claim that the browser being used was unsupported.
  - Improve loading of multimedia streams to avoid memory exhaustion due
    to excessive caching.
  - Fix display of documents with MIME type application/xml in the Web
    Inspector, when loaded using XmlHttpRequest.
  - Fix a hang while scrolling certain websites which include HLS video
    content (Twitter, for example).
  - Fix rounding artifacts in volume levels for media playback.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
  - Fix the build with video track support disabled.
  - Fix the build with multimedia support completely disabled with
  - Fix build issue which would cause media controls to disappear when
    Python 3.x was used during the build process.

What is WPE WebKit?

WPE WebKit is an embeddable 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://wpewebkit.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, WPE WebKit bugs are
  typically prefixed by "[WPE]." A bug report with a minimal,
  reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit IRC channel at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WPE WebKit mailing list,
  https://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo/webkit-wpe, or the
  WebKit development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WPE WebKit team,
August 28, 2019

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