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WPD 389: Common misconceptions about HTTPS, typography boilerplate, Animation & Security panels in Firefox

  • Posts

    • A call to responsive typography with live font interpolation, @………’s post
      • “Fonts can start to respond to combinations of factors like viewport size, screen resolution, ambient light, screen brightness, and viewing distance. […] With CSS @fontface as a baseline, fonts can be progressively enhanced with interpolation where appropriate.”
    • An overview of the main features of ES6 template strings, @………’s post
  • Info

    • New in Firefox 37 Developer Tools: Animation and Security panels, @………’s post
    • When iterating strings with ES6 for-of, the iterator returns code points (not code units), screen
  • Content

    • @……… (W3C TAG co-chair) addresses common misconceptions about HTTPS, 25-page deck
  • Tools

    • Typesettings.css, a boilerplate for typographic styles (12KB style sheet), @………’s page

  • Other

    • Proposal: Ability to dynamically set the language for the browser’s JavaScript error messages, disc.
    • Cory Doctorow rejoins EFF to “eradicate DRM in our lifetime”, article
    • Google’s Frame Timing API (info) published as W3C FPWD, spec

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