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WPD 665: Security implications of X-XSS-Protection: 1, Chromium proposes exposing the visual viewport, TypedObject in Firefox

  • Posts

    • @………: The security implications of the (default) X-XSS-Protection: 1 setting, post
    • The first issue of @………’s new weekly blog on web tooling (notes, issues, workarounds), post
      • In Chrome DevTools, there is a Service Workers sub-panel in the Sources panel, with a “Force update on page load” option and an “Unregister” button.
  • Info

    • Around 125 million Opera Mini users are on feature phones (many in emerging markets), @………’s post
      • “[These users] almost certainly have no choice in which browser to use to get a full web experience.”
    • Web Animations expose a finished promise (in addition to the onfinished callback), @………’s post

  • Other

    • Chromium proposes exposing the visual viewport (via a document.visualViewport API), repo (intent)
    • TypedObject is available in Firefox Nightly, screen (code sample)

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