[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.31.90 released

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Tue Mar 9 12:01:28 PST 2021

WPE WebKit 2.31.90 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.31.90.tar.xz (21.0 MiB)
   md5sum: 08b33357ebba570a41dbadb43fc8a2ca
   sha1sum: 552aa054ee9f4f269e9db8e23cf004bbefc8a2bc
   sha256sum: 8011c741fd00f2d8e704ece629d2d7f58b600b23bc76d7045e3a0e36506e6be3

This is a development release leading towards the 2.32 series.

## What's new in WPE WebKit 2.31.90?

- Add permission request API for MediaKeySystem access.
- Fix rendering when using opacity filters on hardware accelerated layers.
- Fix flatpak-spawn subsandbox to not clear environment variables.
- Ensure a URI scheme handler can't be registered multiple times.
- Fix several crashes and rendering issues.
- The minimum required GStreamer version is now 1.14.
- CEA-608 closed captions support (requires WEBKIT_GST_USE_PLAYBIN3=1 environment variable).
- Advertise CBCS decryption and VP9 support in Thunder.
- Advertise DASH as supported in the media player.
- Improved support for playbin3.

## 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,
March 9th, 2021

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