[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.23.90 released!

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Thu Feb 21 10:07:04 PST 2019

WPE WebKit 2.23.90 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.23.90.tar.xz (16.1MB)
   md5sum: 06ab9cc7da53cf35ff9315800fb91140
   sha1sum: 5ed558f2e7d4b82adbe426b4574f24eac848fa60
   sha256sum: 070c4e838560b3dacc635af769c419ffb11ef3bb211f826115b2308990fc7ad8

This is a development release leading toward 2.24 series.

What's new in the WPE WebKit 2.23.90 release?

  - Add a new setting to disable JavaScript elments from documents during parsing.
  - Add initial support for subprocess sandboxing in Linux.
  - Add initial support for variation fonts.
  - Add new API to convert a URI to a format for display.
  - Add new API to expose JavaScriptCore options.
  - Add new API to handle user content filters.
  - Add new permission request type for media device information.
  - Add support for JPEG2000 images.
  - Fix a UI process crash while filling selection data during drag and drop.
  - Fix a web process deadlock when starting the remote inspector.
  - Fix crashes when closing the WebDriver session.
  - Fix deadlock on Linux/x64 between SamplingProfiler and VMTraps.
  - Fix rendering artifacts in some websites with accelerated compositing enabled.
  - Fix the build with OpenGL disabled.
  - Remove experimental sandboxing support, it's not yet ready for stable release.
  - Sleep disabler now inhibits idle when a "System" sleep disabler is requested.
  - Fix several crashes and rendering issues.

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,
February 21, 2019

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