Changes between Version 14 and Version 15 of QtWebKitFeatures22


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Sep 28, 2011 12:51:45 PM (8 years ago)
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    33= Overview of QtWebKit 2.2 =
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    5 !QtWebKit is a web content engine based on the Open Source WebKit project, the same engine used by browsers such as [http://www.google.com/chrome/ Google Chrome] and [http://www.apple.com/safari/ Safari] from Apple. !QtWebKit has broad support for modern web technologies and is compliant with typical web content. !QtWebKit is developed as a part of the WebKit community, which enables every new release of !QtWebKit to include the latest developments from the WebKit project.
     5!QtWebKit is a web content engine based on the Open Source WebKit project, the same engine used by browsers such as [http://www.google.com/chrome/ Google Chrome] and [http://www.apple.com/safari/ Safari] from Apple. !QtWebKit has broad support for modern web technologies and is compliant with typical web content. It also has a C++ API that allows Qt applications to embed web content and to examine and manipulate it. The !QtWebKit C++ API is extensively documented in the !QtWebKit documentation.
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    7 !QtWebKit has a C++ API that allows Qt applications to embed web content, and to examine and manipulate it. The !QtWebKit C++ API is extensively documented in the !QtWebKit documentation.
     7!QtWebKit is developed as a part of the WebKit community, which enables every new release of !QtWebKit to include the latest developments from the WebKit project.
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    9 !QtWebKit-2.2 was branched from the WebKit trunk on May of 2011 (r85855) and includes several HTML5, CSS and JavaScript improvements when compared to !QtWebKit-2.1 (an independent release, not part of the Qt bundle) and !QtWebKit-2.0 (part of Qt-4.7).
     9The !QtWebKit-2.2 branch was created from the WebKit trunk on May of 2011 (r85855) and received around 300 patches for regressions and critical bugs. Compared to !QtWebKit-2.1 (an independent release, not part of the Qt bundle) and !QtWebKit-2.0 (from Qt-4.7), it includes hundreds of fixes and many HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript improvements.
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    11 !QtWebKit-2.2 is up-to-date regarding fixes for security problems found in the WebKit codebase. Since the branch creation in May, more than fifty security fixes have been brought into the stabilization branch.
     11!QtWebKit-2.2 is up-to-date regarding fixes for security problems found in the WebKit codebase. Since the branch creation in May, more than 50 security fixes have been brought from trunk.
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    13 See also: [wiki:QtWebKitRelease22 QtWebKit-2.2 release page] (trackers, download, repository, list of fixes, etc)
     13For technical details of the !QtWebKit-2.2 branch, such as bug trackers, repository and a list of fixes, please check the [wiki:QtWebKitRelease22 QtWebKit-2.2 release page].
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    15 == Changes since QtWebKit-2.0 (Qt-4.7.*) ==
     15== Changes since QtWebKit-2.0 (Qt-4.7) ==
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    17 The WebKit project moves really fast and it's hard to highlight specific features of !QtWebKit-2.2. Below is a small list of some of the most important new features supported by the engine. Besides these new features, thousands of other improvements and bugfixes have been made.
     17The WebKit project moves really fast and it's hard to highlight specific features of !QtWebKit-2.2. Below is a small list containing some of the most important new features supported by the engine. Besides these new features, thousands of other improvements and bugfixes have been made.
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    19 Please note that !QtWebKit-2.1 was an Independent intermediary release targeted at mobile platforms only. It's not included here for simplicity.
     19Please note that !QtWebKit-2.1 was an independent intermediary release targeted at mobile platforms only. It's not included here for simplicity.
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    2121=== Web Developer Features ===
     
    2323These are some of the new features present in !QtWebKit-2.2:
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    25   * Improved support for HTML5 media (audio/video)
     25  * Support for HTML5 media (audio/video)
    2626  * HTML5 File API (http://www.w3.org/TR/FileAPI/)
    2727  * Typed Array (http://www.khronos.org/registry/typedarray/specs/latest/)
     
    4848Note: HTML5 and CSS3 features are based on draft specifications that are subject to change. Some of them are still considered experimental.
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     50== Known Issues ==
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     52These are known problems that affect the last release of QtWebKit-2.2. They are candidates for fixing in a future patch-level release (such as !QtWebKit-2.2.1)
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     54'''!QtWebKit-2.2.0'''
     55  * The Script Panel of the Remote Web Inspetor doesn't work [https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68544 Bug #68544]
     56  * Out-of-tree build using make-package.py doesn't work [https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=64734 Bug #64734]
     57  * Build/link problems in some scenarios under MS Windows [http://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qt/commit/3dd9e66baaa0848bcc2eb7daecf2b63724624358 Fix in Qt-4.8] and [http://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qt/commit/3489808c1dcd157ac09dd6da16bc057b56696d59 Fix in Qt-4.8]
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    5059== See also ==
    5160   * [wiki:QtWebKitRelease22 QtWebKit-2.2 release page]