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Andy Wingo 24/03/2016

a simple (local) solution to the pay gap

International Working Women's Day was earlier this month, a day that reminds the world how far it has yet to go to achieve just treatment of women in the workplace. Obviously there are many fronts on which to fight to dismantle patriarchy, and also...

Carlos García Campos 22/03/2016

WebKitGTK+ 2.12

We did it again, the Igalia WebKit team is pleased to announce a new stable release of WebKitGTK+, with a bunch of bugs fixed, some new API bits and many other improvements. I’m going to talk here about some of the most important changes, but as...

Javier Muñoz 15/03/2016

Requester Pays Bucket goes upstream in Ceph

The last Requester Pays Buckets patches went upstream in Ceph some days ago. This new feature is available in the master branch now, and it will be part of the next Ceph Jewel release. In S3, this feature is used to configure buckets in such a way that...

Michael Catanzaro 13/03/2016

Do you trust this application?

Much of the software you use is riddled with security vulnerabilities. Anyone who reads Matthew Garrett knows that most proprietary software is a lost cause. Some Linux advocates claim that free software is more secure than proprietary software, but...

Michael Catanzaro 12/03/2016

Do you trust this website?

TLS certificate validation errors are much less common on today’s Internet than they used to be, but you can still expect to run into them from time to time. Thanks to a decade of poor user interface decisions by web browsers (only very recently...

Javier Muñoz 01/03/2016

AWS Signature Version 4 goes upstream in Ceph

The first stable AWS4 implementation in Ceph went upstream some days ago. It is now available in the master branch and it will ship with the next Ceph release Jewel as planned. I will use this blog post to talk about this new feature shipping in Ceph...

Xabier Rodríguez 26/02/2016

Über latest Media Source Extensions improvements in WebKit with GStreamer

In this post I am going to talk about the implementation of the Media Source Extensions (known as MSE) in the WebKit ports that use GStreamer. These ports are WebKitGTK+, WebKitEFL and WebKitForWayland, though only the latter has the latest...

Javier Muñoz 26/02/2016

Ceph, a free unified distributed storage system

Over the last few months I have been working in Ceph, a free unified distributed storage system, in order to implement some missing features in RADOS gateway, help some customers with Ceph clusters in production and fixing bugs. This effort is part of my...

Manuel Rego 25/02/2016

Igalia Coding Experience on Web Engines

In Igalia we’re looking for people to join the Igalia Coding Experience program. Basically we’re opening positions for internships in different fields related to some of our teams like multimedia, compilers, networking or web platform. The main...

Michael Catanzaro 19/02/2016

WebKitGTK+ Gets Security Updates

My recent blog post On WebKit Security Updates has attracted some not-unexpected attention. Since I knew poorly-chosen words could harm the image of the WebKit project, I prefaced that blog post with a disclaimer which I hoped few would miss: WebKitGTK+...