Michael Catanzaro


Igalian since 2015.

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Michael Catanzaro 17/02/2018

On Compiling WebKit (now twice as fast!)

Are you tired of waiting for ages to build large C++ projects like WebKit? Slow headers are generally the problem. Your C++ source code file #includes a few headers, all those headers #include more, and those headers #include more, and more, and more, and...

Michael Catanzaro 16/02/2018

On Python Shebangs

So, how do you write a shebang for a Python program? Let’s first set aside the python2/python3 issue and focus on whether to use env. Which of the following is correct? #!/usr/bin/env python #!/usr/bin/python The first option seems to work in all...

Michael Catanzaro 24/01/2018

Announcing Epiphany Technology Preview

If you use macOS, the best way to use a recent development snapshot of WebKit is surely Safari Technology Preview. But until now, there’s been no good way to do so on Linux, short of running a development distribution like Fedora Rawhide. Enter...

Michael Catanzaro 17/12/2017

Epiphany Stable Flatpak Releases

The latest stable version of Epiphany is now available on Flathub. Download it here. You should be able to double click the flatpakref to install it in GNOME Software, if you use any modern GNOME operating system not named Ubuntu. But, in my experience,...

Michael Catanzaro 14/11/2017

Igalia is Hiring

Igalia is hiring web browser developers. If you think you’re a good candidate for one of these jobs, you’ll want to fill out the online application accompanying one of the postings. We’d love to hear from you. We’re especially...


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Revert "prefs-dialog: Clarify tracker blocking option"

This reverts commit a57231e75cd0b460e78896e16a61b899207acccd. Social media button blocking is going away https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=796245

Michael Catanzaro22/05/2018

Revert "Add social media and annoyance blocking by default"

This reverts commit 8edafec78cbb99eef99fe7fc7b1dfdf021bbfe23. It's breaking a bunch of websites. This fixes a lot of bugs. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=796245

Michael Catanzaro21/05/2018

Changeset in webkit [231876]: [GTK] SoupNetworkSession.h:68:62: error: unknown type name 'URL' ...

2 edits in trunk/Source/WebCore [GTK] SoupNetworkSession.h:68:62: error: unknown type name 'URL' ​https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=185378 Unreviewed, just replace unneeded #include with a forward...

Michael Catanzaro17/05/2018