[wpe-webkit] libwpe 1.3.0 released!

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Wed May 8 08:20:39 PDT 2019

libwpe 1.3.0 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/libwpe-1.3.0.tar.xz (47.0KB)
   md5sum: 01bcda361a427d37829877add9e47eb4
   sha1sum: 81ff47e0dd40b4aea91543785b2c1d76690154f3
   sha256sum: 68986647af2433e74f830a06a497ed536dbc8721b04026ed82611a584be71148

This is the first development release leading towards the 1.4 series.

What's new in the libwpe 1.3.0 release?

- New API to set the device scaling factor. Backends and WebKit embedders
  can use this to e.g. support HiDPI displays.
- New API to to obtain the root accessibility object for a view backend.
- Fixed memory overallocation when setting pasteboard contents.

What is libwpe?

libwpe is the library that WPE WebKit uses to load different backend
implementation modules, which themselves provide adaptations for running WPE
WebKit on different platforms.

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,
May 08, 2019

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