webOS OSE 2.3.0 Release Notes

Release date: January 23, 2020

This version corresponds to the GitHub releases from build #144 to build #154.

New and Changed Features

Core Applications

System Apps

  • Enact Browser
    • Migrated to Enact framework 3.2.5.
    • Displays a loading indicator instead of favicon while a web page is loading.
    • Updates the date and time in the History view to localized format according to the system language setting, instead of US locale format.

Application Framework

Web App Framework

  • Enact framework
    • Upgraded to 3.2.5.

Managers & Services

Application Management

  • SAM (System & Application Manager)
    • The codebase to support multiple instances has been merged.
  • Memory Manager
    • Changed to be aware of multiple instances.
  • appinstalld2
    • Creates client permission file and role file when installing native apps.

Base Components

Web Engine

  • Chromium
    • Supports multi-VKB for web apps.
    • Fully supports multi-touch on web apps.

Fixed Issues

  • YouTube app
    • Fixed an issue where the settings pop-up menu flickers when the progress bar is hovered over or some setting value is changed.

Known Issues

  • While booting, a light-purple background is displayed briefly before Home Launcher shows up.
  • In VirtualBox Emulator, the audio from YouTube app is not output for a non-Bluetooth audio device.

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