Frédéric Wang

French hacker from Paris, working on the Web Platform.

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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....

Frédéric Wang 06/10/2016

Fonts at the Web Engines Hackfest 2016

Last week I travelled to Galicia for one of the regular gatherings organized by Igalia. It was a great pleasure to meet again all the Igalians and friends. Moreover, this time was a bit special since we celebrated our 15th anniversary :-) Photo...

Frédéric Wang 13/07/2016

MathML Improvements in WebKit

In a previous blog post, I explained the work made by Igalia’s web platform team to refactor WebKit’s MathML layout classes. I stated that although some rendering improvements were a nice side effect, the main goal of the first phase was really to...

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Changeset in webkit [221958]: Rename isRootLayer to isRenderViewLayer ...

5 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore Rename isRootLayer to isRenderViewLayer ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=176684 Patch by Frederic Wang on 2017-09-12 Reviewed by Darin Adler. This patch was generated with the help of do-webcore-rename with...

Frédéric Wang13/09/2017

Changeset in webkit [221908]: Remove unnecessary virtual keyword from JS test files ...

8 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore Remove unnecessary virtual keyword from JS test files ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=176683 Patch by Frederic Wang on 2017-09-12 Reviewed by Simon Fraser. JS bindings headers do not comply with the WebKit...

Frédéric Wang12/09/2017

Changeset in webkit [221845]: Make RenderLayerCompositor always use isRootLayer() ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore Make RenderLayerCompositor always use isRootLayer() ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=176591 Patch by Frederic Wang on 2017-09-10 Reviewed by Darin Adler. RenderLayerCompositor contains a few comparisons of...

Frédéric Wang11/09/2017

Changeset in webkit [221193]: Add flag allow-modals to iframe sandbox ...

26 edits8 adds in trunk Add flag allow-modals to iframe sandbox ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=171321 Source/WebCore: This patch implements the "allow-modals" value for the iframe sandbox attribute. It changes the behavior for sandboxed...

Frédéric Wang25/08/2017

Changeset in webkit [220261]: ScrollingTreeOverflowScrollingNodeIOS uses the wrong fixed position ...

7 edits2 adds in trunk ScrollingTreeOverflowScrollingNodeIOS uses the wrong fixed position rectangle ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=175135 Patch by Frederic Wang on 2017-08-04 Reviewed by Simon Fraser. Source/WebCore: This patch...

Frédéric Wang04/08/2017