WebKitGTK+ 1.9.3 released!

WebKitGTK+ 1.9.3 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkit-1.9.3.tar.xz (7.2MB)
   md5sum: 2d7df8b07af0b10789baec14d9015a2b
   sha256sum: 154a6cc3add5707b0c2a42ddaebe3539635441ffce41a8fc4dc9cb5ec3c19fa8

This is a development release leading toward 1.10.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 1.9.3 release?

  - Add webkit_download_get_request to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add API to get the list of plugins to WebKit2 GTK+.
  - Add webkit_web_view_can_show_mime_type() to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add GCancellable parameter to all methods using gio async pattern
    in WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add settings to enable and disable composited layer indicators to
    WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add generic permission requests API to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add initial inspector API to WebKit2 GTK+.
  - Allow to attach/detach the inspector in WebKit2.
  - Add media-playback-requires-user-gesture and
    media-playback-allows-inline settings to WebKit1 and WebKit2 GTK+.
  - Use defers loading instead of pausing the soup message in
  - Properly set the input method context window location.
  - Fix a crash in the WebProcess when a download is started from
    an existing ResourceHandle.
  - Fix cursor used for ne-resize.
  - Fix contractions recognition by the spell checker.
  - Fix a crash rendering scrollbars on GTK wxWebkit.
  - Fix KURL::fileSystemPath() implementation to strip the query part
    of the uri
  - Check for GTK2/GTK3 symbol mismatch earlier to fix plugins run
    with nspluginwrapper.
  - Fix thin archives support while building GTK+ port.
  - Fix several memory leaks.
  - Fix several compilation warnings.

What is WebKitGTK+?

WebKitGTK+ is the GNOME platform 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


gtk+ >= 2.10
gail >= 1.8
glib >= 2.32.0
libsoup >= 2.37.92
cairo >= 1.10
libxml >= 2.6
fontconfig >= 2.4
FreeType2 >= 9.0

Depending on your configuration options WebKitGTK+ may also depend on:

gtk+ >= 3.4.0
gail >= 3.0
libxslt >= 1.1.7
SQLite >= 3.0
gstreamer >= 0.10
gstreamer-plugin-base >= 0.10.30
enchant >= 0.22
Clutter >= 1.8.2
Clutter GTK+ >= 1.0.2

More information

If you want to know more about the project or get in touch with us
you may:

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

- Browse the bug list at http://bugs.webkit.org, WebKitGTK+ bugs are
  typically prefixed by "[GTK]." A bug report with a minimal,
  reproducible test case is often just as valuable as a patch.

- Join the #webkit and #webkitgtk+ IRC channels at irc.freenode.net.

- Subscribe to the WebKitGTK+ mailing list,
  http://lists.webkit.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/webkit-gtk, or the
  WebKit's development mailing list,


Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release, they
are far too many to list!

The WebKitGTK+ team,
June 04, 2012

Carlos Garcia Campos

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