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WPD 558: Let’s Encrypt issues root certificate, CSS text-overflow: fade added to CSS UI 4, usability of sliders in mobile apps

  • News

    • Let’s Encrypt issues “ISRG Root X1” root certificate, submits requests for inclusion in browsers, post
    • CSS WG resolution: Add text-overflow: fade (screen) to CSS UI 4, post w/ full minutes
  • Posts

    • Usability considerations when using sliders in mobile apps (<input type="range">), @………’s post
  • Info

    • A fetch() promise isn’t rejected when the HTTP response contains a failed status code, @………’s post
      • The response.ok flag “indicates whether an HTTP response’s status code is in the successful range” (2xx).

  • Other

    • Modernizr 3.0.0: 99+ new detects, several new APIs, new website for creating builds, post w/ changelog
    • Chrome for Android to introduce an 'absolutedeviceorientation' event, @………’s post
      • The plan is to make the 'deviceorientation' event relative (independent from magnetometer) which will improve compatibility with VR head tracking, while providing the old absolute behavior (needed for augmented reality and compass apps) via a new 'absolutedeviceorientation' event.

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