[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.27.3 released

Alejandro G. Castro alex at igalia.com
Wed Nov 27 06:58:49 PST 2019

WPE WebKit 2.27.3 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.27.3.tar.xz (18.8 MiB)
   md5sum: c9d8e133cd407e8a56cbd63cecfe3ff3
   sha1sum: 002de6a949332be48c19e3841b189297030eb0f2

This is a development release leading towards the 2.28 series.

## What's new in WPE WebKit 2.27.3?

- Improve performance when falling back to system fonts.
- Stop using DBus for the remote inspector implementation to improve
- the performance of both
  WebDriver and remote inspector.
- Implement support for new ARIA roles: code, strong, emphasis,
- generic.
- Fix handling of content type with new custom protocols
- implementation.
- Make image decoders fully thread safe.
- Add support for get page source command in WebDriver.
- Add support for network proxy capabilities in WebDriver.
- Add support for new window command in WebDriver.
- 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 use
you may:

- Visit our website at https://wpewebkit.org, or the upstream
  site at https://webkit.org. People interested in contributing
  should read https://webkit.org/coding/contributing.html

- Browse the bug list at https://bugs.webkit.org
  A bug report with a minimal, reproducible test cases is often just
  as valuable as a patch.

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

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

## Thanks

Thanks to all the contributors who made this release possible.

The WPE WebKit Team,
November 27th, 2019

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