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WPD 530: WiFi debugging in Firefox, BEM + namespaces + responsive suffixes, changes in Babel 6.0

  • News

    • WiFi debugging has landed in Firefox for Android (Nightly version), @………’s post w/ instructions
      • Note: In order to install the Nightly version of Firefox for Android, you will have to (temporarily) enable “Unknown sources” in Settings > Security).
  • Posts

    • Extending BEM with namespaces and responsive suffixes (e.g. u-hidden@print), @………’s post
  • Content

    • Identifying “cookie consent” banners via a standard marker (that browsers can act upon), disc.

  • Other

    • The proposed Web Payments WG charter outlines the upcoming Web Payments API spec, post
      • “The WG is not creating any new digital payment schemes, but rather integrating existing and emerging schemes more efficiently and securely into Web applications. A standardized message flow should make it easier to automate payments, which will improve the overall security and user experience of making payments on the Web.”
    • @………’s plan for Babel 6.0 (built-in transformers will be moved to standalone plugins), disc.
      • Note: Babel 5.x’s current ES6 to ES5 configuration will be available via a "babel-preset-es2015" plugin.

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