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WPD 560: First draft of SVG Parameters, 14 CSS Selectors resolutions, revamped Firefox site compatibility website

  • News

    • CSS Selectors resolutions, i.a. pseudo-classes on pseudo-elem’s are invalid unless otherwise stated, post
  • Misc

    • Mozilla’s new one-stop Firefox site compatibility resource center, site (post)
    • @………’s first draft of SVG Parameters, spec w/ 4 examples (via)
      • From the intro: SVG Parameters are a way to set CSS custom properties on an “external” SVG image, by passing them through a special fragment scheme on the URL [e.g. image.svg#param(--bg-color%20white)]. This gives a limited, but powerful, subset of the customizability that “inline” SVG images have to “external” SVG images.
  • Media

    • Facebook: Bringing push notifications to the mobile Web, 23-min talk
      • 2:15 “The mobile Web is still growing.” 2:49 Three disadvantages of the mobile Web. 4:12 Push notifications drive visitation. 6:26 Flipboard saw a 75% growth in mobile active users after launching their mobile web app. 7:15 “The mobile Web is not the desktop Web on a smaller screen.” 8:56 “Push notifications are the Holy Grail of mobile.”

  • Other

    • A configuration file that shows which features are disabled in Safari 9 (e.g. CSS Grids), @………’s post
    • Chromium update: Make checkboxes/radio buttons larger on Android, commit (comparison screen)
    • @……… is working on ways to improve Chrome’s resource prioritiaztion, doc (via)

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