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WPD 438: The two SVG coordinate systems, non-blocking style sheets, accessibility of ::before/::after content

  • News

    • Recent Chromium commits (via @………’s commits.peter.sh)
      • (1) Add CSP: active header (spec) for resources with an active policy, link. (2) Fix CSS.supports() behavior with regards to !important and whitespace, link. (3) ReadableStream .cancel() should abort the ongoing fetch() operation, link. (4) Move CSS font-size-adjust to experimental, link + @………’s post.
  • Posts

    • The relation between the two SVG coordinate systems (canvas and viewport), @………’s post
    • A technique for loading non-critical style sheets asynchronously, @………’s post
  • Info

    • CSS generated content is recognized by screen readers in most browsers, @………’s post
  • Content

    • A showcase of accessible user interfaces, @………’s tumblr
  • Demos

    • Updated UI for network overview in Chrome DevTools, @………’s gif

  • Other

    • Project Spartan is included in the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview build (10049), source
    • Contributor stats for webcomponents.js (polyfills) show increased activity, @………’s post
    • “There’s a new effort to implement WebRTC in WebKit”, @………’s tweet
    • Chrome DevTools experiment: Service Workers entry in Resources panel, screen

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