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WPD 400: Google’s "use stricter"; JavaScript subset, standardizing hardware keys for media playback

  • News

    • @………’s proposed Net Neutrality rules, op-ed on Wired (+ Ars Technica’s analysis)
      • “…I am proposing that the FCC use its Title II authority to implement and enforce open internet protections. […] These enforceable, bright-line rules will ban paid prioritization, and the blocking and throttling of lawful content and services. I propose to fully apply—for the first time ever—those bright-line rules to mobile broadband.”
    • @………’s next standardization project: “media-key events”, source (+ related post)
      • “Media keys include hardware keys found on keyboards, headsets, remote controls, and software media keys found on lock-screens of mobile devices.”
    • Blink Intent to Ship: 3 new Service Worker APIs, incl. “run on initial navigation” (w/o reload), post
  • Posts

    • Different methods of using an SVG sprite (quick summary), @………’s post
  • Info

    • On Windows, the CSS font family name Helvetica is an alias for Arial (screen), @………’s post
    • 2 reasons why unencrypted HTTP/2 is very unlikely, @………’s comment
    • Chrome provides “empty cache and hard reload” option when DevTools is open, screen

  • Other

    • Google is working on a "use stricter"; subset of JavaScript for faster OOP, @………’s post
    • “Gooey menu” using CSS and SVG filters, @………’s post + demo
    • IE’s Selection API implementation enhanced with 4 additional methods (in EdgeHTML), post
    • XSS vulnerability in IE11 allows attackers to bypass same-origin policy, article

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