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authorAllan Sandfeld Jensen <allan.jensen@theqtcompany.com>2015-12-10 11:21:18 +0100
committerAllan Sandfeld Jensen <allan.jensen@theqtcompany.com>2015-12-10 10:34:23 +0000
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List the major new changes listed in the wiki. The list is not yet complete though, and needs to be expanded. Change-Id: I3d8b418518f63a6fdac236b580b4891ac409817b Reviewed-by: Michael BrĂ¼ning <michael.bruning@theqtcompany.com>
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+Qt 5.6 introduces many new features and improvements as well as bugfixes
+over the 5.5.x series. For more details, refer to the online documentation
+included in this distribution. The documentation is also available online:
+
+ http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/index.html
+
+The Qt version 5.6 series is binary compatible with the 5.5.x series.
+Applications compiled for 5.5 will continue to run with 5.6.
+
+Some of the changes listed in this file include issue tracking numbers
+corresponding to tasks in the Qt Bug Tracker:
+
+ https://bugreports.qt.io/
+
+Each of these identifiers can be entered in the bug tracker to obtain more
+information about a particular change.
+
+****************************************************************************
+* General *
+****************************************************************************
+
+ - Chromium Snapshot:
+ * The Chromium version has been updated to 45.0.2554.101.
+ * In addition security fixes from Chromium 46 and 47 have been merged.
+
+ - General:
+ * The WebEngineCore module now contains shared C++ API.
+ * Will now follow Qt Network application proxy settings.
+
+ - Platforms:
+ * Linux builds can now link against system libraries instead of Chromium's
+ bundled versions.
+ * Support for the Aarch64 architecture.
+
+ - Web Features:
+ * PPAPI plugins are now supported, including the Flash plugin.
+
+****************************************************************************
+* Qt WebEngineCore *
+****************************************************************************
+
+ - QWebEngineCookieStore:
+ * A new API for monitoring and controlling cookies.
+
+ - QWebEngineUrlRequestInterceptor:
+ * A new API for blocking, modifying or redirecting URL requests.
+
+ - QWebEngineUrlSchemeHandler:
+ * A new API for implementing custom URL schemes.
+
+****************************************************************************
+* Qt WebEngineQML *
+****************************************************************************
+
+ - QQuickWebEngineProfile:
+ * Now a public C++ API for use with the new core APIs.
+
+ - QQuickWebEngineView:
+ * WebAction API added.
+
+
+****************************************************************************
+* Qt WebEngineWidgets *
+****************************************************************************
+
+ - QWebEnginePage:
+ * More WebActions added from the old QWebPage API.
+
+****************************************************************************
+* Examples *
+****************************************************************************
+
+ - General:
+ * Examples have been renamed to make their purpose more clear.