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WPD 541: Chrome’s alternative to vendor prefixes, web form with audio confirmation, CSS Regions a priority for digital publishing

  • Posts

    • @……… announces Chrome’s new approach towards experimental web features, post
      • Vendor prefixes didn’t work, so the Chrome Team is preparing an alternative mechanism, which would enable them to experiment and iterate quickly, without risking abuse or widespread adoption. Experimental features would be made available to a limited test population and (each iteration) would only run for a limited time.
  • Info

    • Do not set the ARIA role="search" attribute on the <form> element itself, @………’s post
  • Demos

    • A web form with an audio confirmation upon successful completion, @………’s post + demo

  • Other

    • CSS Regions (ciu) is a highest level priority for the Digital Publishing Interest Group, spec
    • Polymer 1.1 introduces <style include="…"> syntax for including reusable styles, post
    • @………’s Web Navigation Transitions proposal (CSS @navigation-transition rule), spec w/ examples
      • “…a proposal for a new style rule that will allow page authors to apply transitions when navigating between pages. […] There is intent at Mozilla to implement either this proposal, or something very similar”, post (www-style)

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