[wpe-webkit] Cog 0.18.0 released

Adrian Perez de Castro aperez at igalia.com
Sat May 20 07:18:37 PDT 2023

Cog 0.18.0 is available for download at:

https://wpewebkit.org/releases/cog-0.18.0.tar.xz (122.6 KiB)
   md5sum: 9521458c72322e1b2e39e8b1cca93d24
   sha1sum: 73ec1684c31de7247ecbd5e852c16cf88416bedd
   sha256sum: 410bf70f9aa3812db72d75c25cefee421efa0391ab03dc3c37299dfaa388f4fd

This is the first stable release in the 0.18 series.

## What's new in Cog 0.18.0?

- Support building against the new WPE WebKit 2.0 API.
- Improved documentation.
- launcher: Allow choosing the gamepad backend at runtime.
- launcher: Support passing the platform plug-in name and its parameters
  using environment variables COG_PLATFORM_NAME and COG_PLATFORM_PARAMS.
- drm: Properly support input-less setups and situations in which the
  initialization of the XKB context may have failed.
- gtk4: Follow device scale factor changes.
- headless: Allow configuring the maximum refresh rate.
- x11, wl: Make mouse scroll wheel behaviour snappier.
- wl: Add support for libweston-12-protocols.
- wl: Make output device scaling configuration more robust, which among
  other things fixes blurry rendering in some compositors.

## What is Cog?

Cog is a suite of utilities for the WPE WebKit port, including a reusable
library (libcogcore), a launcher (named "cog" as well) suitable to be
used as a Web application container and a reusable library, and a tool
to control the launcher remotely (cogctl) using D-Bus.

## 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://github.com/Igalia/cog/issues
  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,
May 20th, 2023

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