Frédéric Wang

French hacker from Paris, working on the Web Platform.

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Frédéric Wang 23/01/2017

Mus Window System

TL; DR Igalia has recently been working on making Chromium Desktop run natively on Ozone/Wayland thanks to support from Renesas. This is however still experimental and there is a lot of UI work to do. In order to facilitate discussion at BlinkOn7 and...

Frédéric Wang 22/12/2016

¡Igalia is hiring!

If you read this blog, you probably know that I joined Igalia early this year, where I have been involved in projects related to free software and web engines. You may however not be aware that Igalia has a flat & cooperative structure where all decisions...

Frédéric Wang 10/12/2016

STIX Two in Gecko and WebKit

On the 1st of December, the STIX Fonts project announced the release of STIX 2. If you never heard about this project, it is described as follows: The mission of the Scientific and Technical Information Exchange (STIX) font creation project is...

Frédéric Wang 03/12/2016

Chromium on R-Car M3 & AGL/Wayland

As my fellow igalian Antonio Gomes explained on his blog, we have recenly been working on making the master branch of Chromium run on Linux Desktop using the upstream Ozone/Wayland backend. This effort is supported by Renesas and they were interested to...

Frédéric Wang 25/10/2016

Analysis of Ozone Wayland

Introduction In the past two months, I have been working with my colleague Antonio Gomes on a Chromium project supported by Renesas. The goal is to have Chrome running on Wayland with accelerated rendering happening in a separate GPU process....

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Changeset in webkit [225090]: Unreviewed, rolling out r225089. ...

7 edits in trunk Unreviewed, rolling out r225089. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=179937 This patch caused compilation failures (Requested by fredw on #webkit). Reverted changeset: "Async frame scrolling: handle fixed root backgrounds...

Frédéric Wang22/11/2017

Changeset in webkit [225089]: Async frame scrolling: handle fixed root backgrounds in frames ...

7 edits in trunk Async frame scrolling: handle fixed root backgrounds in frames ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=176261 Source/WebCore: Based on patch by Simon Fraser Patch by Frederic Wang on 2017-11-21 Reviewed by Antonio Gomes. For...

Frédéric Wang22/11/2017

Changeset in webkit [225070]: Remove unintentionally committed .orig file. ...

1 edit1 delete in trunk/Source/WebCore Remove unintentionally committed .orig file. ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174131 Unreviewed, fix previous commit. Patch by Frederic Wang on...

Frédéric Wang21/11/2017

Changeset in webkit [225069]: ASSERTION FAILED: !needsLayout() in ...

3 edits1 copy2 adds in trunk ASSERTION FAILED: !needsLayout() in WebCore::RenderMathMLScripts::firstLineBaseline ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174131 Patch by Frederic Wang on 2017-11-21 Reviewed by Alejandro G....

Frédéric Wang21/11/2017

Changeset in webkit [224914]: Consider non-main frames for frameViewRootLayerDidChange ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore Consider non-main frames for frameViewRootLayerDidChange ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=178508 Patch by Frederic Wang on 2017-11-16 Reviewed by Antonio Gomes. No new tests, behavior...

Frédéric Wang16/11/2017