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  1. Implement CSS `display: flow-root` (modern clearfix)

    `display: flow-root` is a modern way to force a block to be a formatting context that floated elements are contained in (aka clearfix).

    From the spec [1]:

    > The element generates a block container box, and lays out its contents using flow layout. It always establishes a new block formatting context for its contents.

    Tab Atkins and Elika Etemad (fantasai) from CSSWG consider the feature stable enough to be implemented [2].

    [1] https://drafts.csswg.org/css-display-3/#valdef-display-flow-root
    [2] https://discourse.wicg.io/t/1835/6

    1,817 votes
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      23 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • CSS attr() as defined in CSS Values Level 3

      Allows attr() to be used in any CSS rule (not just generated content), any CSS property (not just content) and for various data types.

      Spec: http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-values/#attr-notation

      This will revolutionize what we can do with CSS and enable a kind of decoupling between content and styling that has never been possible before.

      1,777 votes
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        9 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 1,659 votes
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          17 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Implement the box generation keywords from CSS Display Level 3

          When using layout modes like flexbox and grid, there is a conflict between the desire to keep the DOM tree relatively flat, to avoid complex, unperformant, highly-nested layouts, and grouping elements in a way that makes sense semantically and allows easy manipulation via data-binding frameworks like Angular.

          This conflict can be solved by supporting the "display: contents" box-generation mode from CSS Display Module Level 3. This allows elements to be configured to generate no box of their own, only those of their children. In this way, complex, nested DOM structures can generate much simpler box trees.

          1,566 votes
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            73 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 1,441 votes
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              7 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 1,397 votes
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                29 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • SVG2

                Implement the new SVG2 features.

                https://svgwg.org/svg2-draft/single-page.html

                1,392 votes
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                  14 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 1,387 votes
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                    37 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • background-blend-mode

                    Provides a way to blend background images, colors, and gradients together.

                    1,296 votes
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                      20 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Box Alignment

                      CSS properties for aligning boxes within their container. Allows for true vertical centering among other features.

                      http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-align/

                      1,287 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Dialog element

                        This feature would add support for the <dialog> element to create in-page modal windows.

                        https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/forms.html#the-dialog-element

                        1,276 votes
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                          8 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add Support for Scrollbar Styling

                          Add support for scrollbar styling, similar to the earlier properties supported in Internet Explorer (i.e. scrollbar-base-color, etc)

                          1,267 votes
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                            24 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • :has()

                            https://drafts.csswg.org/selectors/#relational

                            The relational pseudo-class, ‘:has()#’, is a functional pseudo-class taking a relative selector list as an argument. It represents an element if any of the relative selectors, when absolutized and evaluated with the element as the :scope elements, would match at least one element.

                            1,246 votes
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                              6 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Shapes

                              Define arbitrary shapes inside and around which inline content can flow.

                              http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-shapes/

                              1,107 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 1,101 votes
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                                  32 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Web MIDI API

                                  Defines an API supporting the MIDI protocol, enabling web applications to enumerate and select MIDI input and output devices on the client system and send and receive MIDI messages.

                                  http://webaudio.github.com/web-midi-api/

                                  1,100 votes
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                                    13 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • RTC Data Channels

                                    Data channels allow a web application to send and receive generic application data peer-to-peer.

                                    This feature request is specifically about the *data channel* component of the WebRTC specification. This is separate from Object RTC and WebRTC 1.0 feature requests because the Platform Status site breaks out data channels separately.

                                    RTC Data Channels:

                                    Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/rtcdatachannels/?q=data%20channels
                                    Uservoice: (this ticket)

                                    Object RTC:

                                    Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/webrtcobjectrtcapi/?q=Object%20RTC
                                    UserVoice: https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6263666-webrtc-object-rtc-api

                                    WebRTC 1.0:

                                    Platform status: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/webrtcwebrtcv10api/?q=WebRTC
                                    UserVoice: https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6508336-webrtc-webrtc-v1-0-api

                                    1,050 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add support for the arithmetic coded JPEG, which saves 10% of file size losslessly

                                      As arithmetic coding patents for JPEG have now expired, it would be nice to support arithmetic coding in the JPEG. It will allow recompress existing JPEG files using arithmetic coding losslessly, as the result size of all JPEG files will be reduced by 10%.

                                      1,043 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Web Speech API (input)

                                        Enables web developers to incorporate speech recognition into their web pages.

                                        https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/speech-api/raw-file/tip/speechapi.html

                                        970 votes
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                                          11 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Web Speech is on the backlog with a priority of Medium. You can track status changes at https://dev.windows.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/status/webspeechapiinput

                                          We are currently investigating Web Speech along with script-based accessibility as part of our longer term accessibility investments. This joins our wider ranging accessibility investments detailed in our Microsoft Edge for Developers blog post: https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2016/02/03/2016-platform-priorities/

                                        • 936 votes
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                                            35 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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