[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.27.4 released

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Mon Jan 20 15:06:48 PST 2020

WPE WebKit 2.27.4 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.27.4.tar.xz (19.1 MiB)
   md5sum: 05f044cf0a04432baaed9273b5ce90b6
   sha1sum: 34cdd412b05185335bafd67b380e446855487b81
   sha256sum: 70a4e00e7e4c754faf264ca69c6cd67ca399dae1d15cc8443a0a3aa71791838a

This is a development release leading towards the 2.28 series.

What's new in WPE WebKit 2.27.4?

- Add API for input methods.
- Add API to serialize/deserialize a JSCValue to/from a JSON string.
- Add WebKitOptionMenu API.
- Add support for strict secure cookies.
- Add support for saving data from remote inspector.
- Support client-side video rendering using DMA-BUF to share frames across processes.
- Fix rendering of conic gradients in high resolution displays.
- Fix special combination characters not respecting the keystroke order when high CPU load.
- Honor the IndexedDB directory set in WebsiteDataManager.
- Fix rendering of text when there's an initial advance in the text run.
- Fix web process crash when displaying a KaTeX formula.
- 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 to all the contributors who made this release possible.

The WPE WebKit Team,
January 21st, 2020
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