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[GTK] Update NEWS and for 1.7.2 release

Reviewed by Xan Lopez.


* Bumped version number.


* NEWS: Added release notes for 1.7.2.

git-svn-id: 268f45cc-cd09-0410-ab3c-d52691b4dbfc
parent e18ad15d
2011-11-21 Carlos Garcia Campos <>
[GTK] Update NEWS and for 1.7.2 release
Reviewed by Xan Lopez.
* Bumped version number.
2011-11-19 Kevin Ollivier <>
[wx] Build fix after GeneratedImage refactoring.
2011-11-21 Carlos Garcia Campos <>
[GTK] Update NEWS and for 1.7.2 release
Reviewed by Xan Lopez.
* NEWS: Added release notes for 1.7.2.
2011-10-17 Antonio Gomes <>
Pass a Frame* parameter in EditorClient::respondToChangedSelection
WebKitGTK+ 1.7.2
What's new in WebKitGTK+ 1.7.2?
- Fix process freeze when right-clicking on windowless Flash.
- Performance improvements by avoiding unnecessary clips while
- Notify errors happening on downloads not started by a web view.
- Allow building with GLib >= 2.31.
- Significant JavaScript performance improvements on x86 and x86-64.
- Fix application cache directory in WebKit2.
- Add initial support for cookies in WebKit2.
- Implement support for downloads in WebKit2.
- Add methods to load HTML and plain text to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
- Add webkit_web_view_get_uri() to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
- Don't show items in option elements with display:none.
- Add webkit_web_view_load_request() to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
- Add support for WebAudio AudioFileReader.
- Port MiniBrowser to use WebKit2 GTK+ API instead of the C API.
- Add more settings to WebKitSettings in WebKit2 GTK+ API: Private
browsing, developer extras, resizable text areas, tabs to links,
caret mode, font settings, default charset.
- Fix windowless plugins drawing in WebKit2.
- Fix memory leak when fullscreening a video.
- Remove visited links from page's page group when clearing back
forward list.
- Switch to a backing store approach for painting WebKitWebView. It
improves scrolling performance.
- Add methods to get/set the settings of a web view to WebKit2 GTK+
- Add webkit_settings_new_with_settings() to WebKit2 GTK+ API.
- Add title property to WebKitWebView in WebKit2 GTK+ API.
WebKitGTK+ 1.7.1
......@@ -2,14 +2,14 @@ AC_PREREQ(2.59)
m4_define([webkit_major_version], [1])
m4_define([webkit_minor_version], [7])
m4_define([webkit_micro_version], [1])
m4_define([webkit_micro_version], [2])
# This is the version we'll be using as part of our User-Agent string
# e.g., AppleWebKit/$(webkit_user_agent_version) ...
# Sourced from Source/WebCore/Configurations/Version.xcconfig
m4_define([webkit_user_agent_major_version], [535])
m4_define([webkit_user_agent_minor_version], [7])
m4_define([webkit_user_agent_minor_version], [10])
......@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ AC_CONFIG_SRCDIR([Source/WebCore/config.h])
dnl # Libtool library version, not to confuse with API version
dnl # see
AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([foreign subdir-objects dist-xz no-dist-gzip tar-ustar])
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