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WPD 661: Inlining the “critical subset font” to avoid FOUT, the advantages of the new WebExtensions API

  • Posts

    • @………: Inlining the “critical subset font” can result in no visible FOUT, post
  • Info

    • RTL - flex-start/-end are logical values, but e.g. margin-left: auto isn’t, post w/ workaround
  • Opinion

    • Should web performance be placed in the same category as accessibility?, @………’s post
      • “I think performance, accessibility, and security share some traits: they can’t be retro-fitted to a project, they’re often thankless tasks, and they’re only notable by their absence. They’re all, however, the bedrock of a good user experience, onto which you can layer high quality designs and interactions.”

  • Other

    • The advantages of the new WebExtensions API for building add-ons in Firefox, @………’s post
    • “Token binding” (binds tokens, such as cookies, to the TLS layer) is available in Canary behind flag, status
    • CSS Lists module suggests adding a counter-value function, spec (commit)
      • Unlike the existing counter function which returns a string, counter-value would return an integer which would enable additional use cases (“things other than printing markers”).

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