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WPD 552: CSS Houdini meeting report, IAB explores its options to fight ad blockers, work on X-Tag Custom Elements at Microsoft

  • Posts

    • @………’s Houdini Task Force meeting report (i.a. CSS Custom Paint API w/ example), post
    • IAB explores its options to fight ad blockers, including lawsuits”, @………’s post
      • “The IAB Tech Lab has also organized separate working groups […] One of these groups is determining how to improve the technology used to display ads so that ads will no longer be responsible for slower page load…”
  • Misc

    • “Standards for Web Apps on Mobile” - changes and additions since May 2015, @………’s post
      • “The early work on a Generic Sensor API is now embodied in an editor’s draft”, spec. Consequently, Proximity Events (ciu) and Ambient Light Events (ciu) APIs will be redesigned to match this new approach.

  • Other

    • Web Components - @……… continues work on X-Tag Custom Elements (site) at Microsoft, post
    • WebKit imports the W3C DOM test suite to improve DOM compatibility, post
    • Two iPhone 5C devices (running iOS 8) are now available on WebPageTest, post

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