WebKitGTK+ 2.17.1 released!

This is the first development release leading toward 2.18 series.

What’s new in the WebKitGTK+ 2.17.1 release?

  • Switch to use new remote inspector infraestructure instead of legacy Web Sockets based one.
  • Add API to enable and handle Web Automation.
  • Load large images asynchronously off the main theead.
  • Use GtkFileChooserNative for open/save dialogs when available.
  • Make file chooser run as modal by default if possible.
  • Fix position of dropdown menus in Wayland.
  • Keep URI fragments after a server redirection.
  • Implement support for aria-haspopup and aria-autocomplete.
  • Implement aria-value support for focusable separators.
  • Fix playing of some live streams.

Thanks to all the contributors who made possible this release.