WebKitGTK+ 1.9.4 released!

WebKitGTK+ 1.9.4 is available for download at:

http://webkitgtk.org/releases/webkit-1.9.4.tar.xz (7.5MB)
   md5sum: bdea69ee17621b69939a9e5d32464805
   sha256sum: bad817157f302dadbbd301c7c1c0550ac5c968b0de9cfada39332223d3baf97e

This is a development release leading toward 1.10.

What's new in the WebKitGTK+ 1.9.4 release?

  - Add support for the low-level interpreter in JSC.
  - Add an accelerated compositing implementation for WebKit2.
  - Add API to register custom URI schemes to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add support for window.showModalDialog in WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add webkit_download_get_received_data_length to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
  - Add ContextMenu API to WebKit2 GTK+.
  - Add Geolocation permission requests API to WebKit2 GTK.
  - Add API to get the library version to WebKit2 GTK+.
  - Add WebKitWebView::run-file-chooser signal to WebKit1 API.
  - Port the video sink to GStreamer 0.11 API.
  - Add TextureMapper ImageBuffer support as a fallback from the
    hardware accelerated path
  - Add input methods submenu item to the default context menu for
    editable content.
  - Unmark highlighted text matches when find operation finishes.
  - Honor the device scale factor property when drawing.
  - Prevent setting or editing httpOnly cookies from JavaScript.
  - Fix several memory leaks.

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 25, 2012
Carlos Garcia Campos

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