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WPD 436: IAB recommends HTTPS, CSS ::marker pseudo-element, same value on clip-path & shape-outside

  • News

    • WebKit adds 6 event types for the force click gesture (available on a Force Touch trackpad), commit
    • The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) recommends HTTPS, post
      • “This year, the advertising industry needs to finish catching up. […] Here at the IAB, we feel that broad support for HTTPS on public servers is a best practice for the industry, and that encrypted communications and strong origin identifiers are of growing importance as we tackle issues of fraud, malware, and piracy…”
    • Recent CSS WG resolutions:
      • 1. post: CSS ::marker pseudo-element (represents the automatically generated marker box of a list item), spec; CSS Text Level 4 (spec) advanced to editor’s draft. 2. post: control characters to become visible in September.
  • Content

    • Discussion: Adding abort to Fetch API (incl. @………’s proposal for cancellable promises), disc.
    • @………’s guide to using proper typographic characters (w/ keyboard shortcuts), page
  • Demos

    • Chrome Canary’s JavaScript debugger displays variable values inline, gif (via @………’s tweet)
    • A layout based on setting the same value on clip-path and shape-outside, @………’s post

  • Other

    • Should the HTTP Refresh header be specified (and documented)?, post
    • Reported: Avast’s HTTPS scanner prevents Firefox from updating, source
    • @………: Do you need media queries to react to different kinds of keyboards?, post

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