[wpe-webkit] WPE WebKit 2.39.91 released

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Wed Mar 8 06:05:09 PST 2023

WPE WebKit 2.39.91 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/wpewebkit-2.39.91.tar.xz (35.8 MiB)
   md5sum: 5062e94c0e5c6e70266c27f06be96add
   sha1sum: 63d496852c5b0474aa5d6e45d34cefbbc4e5d1f4
   sha256sum: 1dab45e12697157d7970469620ce706fe3fc01daed4a4674b7a61dad1ee64259

This is a development release leading towards the 2.40 series.

## What's new in WPE WebKit 2.39.91?

- Rename WebKitWebExtension to WebKitWebProcessExtension in the new API.
- Remove WebKitJavascriptResult in favor of using JSCValue directly in the
  new API.
- Add new API to get the request body of WebKitURISchemeRequest.
- Make it possible to handle WebKitDownload::decide-destination signal
- Allow WebKitDownload destination to be a path instead of a URI.
- Make the output from webkit://gpu exportable as JSON.
- Improve scrolling performance in accelerated compositing mode.
- Implement KeyboardEvent.repeat.
- Fix the build in Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian Stable.
- 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 chat at #wpe channel at irc.oftc.net, or the #wpe:matrix.org room

- Subscribe to the webkit-wpe at lists.webkit.org mailing list,
  or the WebKit general development mailing list

## Thanks

Thanks to all the contributors who made this release possible.

The WPE WebKit Team,
March 8th, 2023

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