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WPD 556: State of Web on smart TV platforms, Facebook adds Service Worker, CSS solution for breaking long words

  • News

    • Facebook’s mobile web app has added push notifications (using Service Worker), post w/ screens
  • Info

    • Chromium plans to implement Brotli (used in WOFF2) as a general-purpose Content-Encoding, post
  • Tools

    • A cross-browser CSS solution for breaking long words, @………’s post (section “Final solution”)
  • Opinion

    • @………: “The web’s lost opportunity to be on TV” (the state of the Web on smart TV platforms), post

  • Other

    • A short explanation of the privacy risks of OCSP (used on HTTPS websites; info), @………’s post
    • An introduction to the GSAP animation library, @………’s post w/ demos
    • Recent CSS Text Level 4 commits:
      • 1.white-space is a shorthand for text-space-collapse, text-wrap, and text-space-trim”, rev (spec). 2. “Issue: Should text-wrap: normal be called text-wrap: wrap (for consistency with flex-wrap)?”, rev (spec).

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