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  1. Implement allow-popups-to-escape-sandbox token for iframe sandbox attribute

    Implement the token allow-popups-to-escape-sandbox for the iframe's sandbox attribute, as described here: https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/embedded-content.html#attr-iframe-sandbox. It has use cases for things like maps and advertising publishing.

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      3 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Auto Update Older IE Versions

      Force older versions of Internet Explorer to automatically update.

      7,508 votes
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        62 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        On December 15th of 2011 Microsoft made a big change that largely goes unnoticed by the vast majority of users; updates to Internet Explorer began to happen automatically.

        Today, Microsoft continues to install the latest updates for Internet Explorer supported by the user’s operating system without getting in the way. With Internet Explorer 10 we also added a UI control to the “About Internet Explorer” window which gave the end-user easier control over this process.

        Understandably there are some situations in which auto-updates are not desired. For instance, enterprise customers may (and do) choose to opt-out of these updates due to a reliance upon older versions of Internet Explorer internally.

        Tasked with supporting legacy applications, while also supporting the advancing web, the Internet Explorer team developed Enterprise Mode for Internet Explorer 11. This feature is designed to grant the user all of the security and speed of a modern browser,…

      • CSS Masking

        Allows hiding of portions of a visible elements.

        Spec: https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/FXTF/raw-file/tip/css-masking-1/index.html

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          33 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            52 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Implement CSS 'overscroll-behavior'

            Consider implementing the new CSS overscroll-behavior property.

            ## Specification
            This feature specification is being incubated in WICG:
            https://wicg.github.io/overscroll-behavior/

            Additional background on this feature may be found here:
            https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/769

            ## Summary
            CSS overscroll-behavior standardizes a supercharged version of "-ms-scroll-chaining". It allows developers to determine the browser's behavior once a scroller has reached its full extent.
            The unused delta can be propagated to the parent causing scroll chaining, create a glow/bounce effect without chaining, or just get consumed silently. In particular when used on viewport defining element, it controls if overscroll can be used for navigation actions such as pull-to-refresh or swipe…

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              2 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Don't treat ms-browser-extension:// as mixed content

              If an extension wants to inject its own UI into an iframe on a https page, it should not be blocked with the error message "SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by ms-browser-extension://..."

              25 votes
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                4 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Extension background page should be debuggable

                The background page of an extension should be debuggable, or there should at least be a way to see the unhandled JavaScript exceptions thrown and console.log calls by the background page.

                13 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support SVG 2 paint-order property

                  The SVG 2 paint-order property allows authors to control the order in which stroke, markers, and fill are painted for each shape, or for text. This can be used to create outlines that do not obscure fine details of shapes or text. It can also be used to create more subtle line markers that do not obscure the line itself.

                  The basic fill/stroke/markers options, as defined in the current draft of the specification, are already supported in Firefox, Chromium, and Webkit. They are therefore unlikely to change, although additional options may be added by future specifications.

                  http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG2/painting.html#PaintOrder

                  55 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Remove whatever the character limit is on Console.log

                    The arbitrary limit on the length of characters that can be sent to console in a single statement seems to have persisted from IE.

                    Remove it. Just because long logs isn't best practice doesn't mean a limit should be enforced. It simple makes Edge unusable for debugging those apps.

                    28 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 5,147 votes
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                        41 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • W3C Manifest support

                        Add support for the new W3C manifest specification for pinned apps as well as for Windows store applications.

                        The spec allows for vendor extensions which can be used for things missing in the Level 1 of the spec. A lot of things have already been planned for Level 2 so it would be great if the MS team could participate in the discussions

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                          5 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • F12 Support for web browser and web view controls

                          Currently there are no production tools to debug web browser (.NET) or web view (Store App) applications. It is nightmare to identify JavaScript memory leaks and sometimes hang and crash as well. Ability to troubleshoot them (post mortem analysis) would go long way.

                          19 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Debug for Edge on mobile/Xbox/RaspberryPi

                            Just like it happens for OSX/iOS, where attaching a device via USB or connecting via wifi allows to use desktop safari to inspect mobile safari and webviews on the mobile. All other browsers support this but Edge.

                            I know weinre was recently adapted to be usable on Edge mobile too but it's hardly a complete solution for serious development, lacking support for breakpoints, CSS pseudo-element.

                            Not to mention that I did encounter really strange behaviors of the DOM inspection panel based on when the weinre resources are loaded during JavaScript execution, something that is not acceptable to develop modern SPA…

                            592 votes
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                              10 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Change development cycle for frequent updates

                              IE falling behind before it was released. All major browsers has release cycles less than IE has between announcement and release.
                              Also, old version do not get updates.
                              Drop version from name and start actively supporting IE.

                              378 votes
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                                6 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Make the Escape key open the console when using the F12 tools

                                This keyboard shortcut just seems to make sense to me and matches what Chrome and Firefox do. CTRL+` doesn't feel as obvious.

                                36 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support the Encoding API

                                  Namely TextEncoder and TextDecoder

                                  Spec: https://encoding.spec.whatwg.org

                                  193 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • indexedDB explorer in dev-tools

                                    It would be nice to see the indexedDB database in dev-tools.
                                    Think about:
                                    * Version
                                    * ObjectStores
                                    * Data in objectstores
                                    * Indexes for objectstores

                                    326 votes
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                                      6 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • setDragImage on dataTransfer of DragEvent

                                      This has been overlooked sine IE 5.5, it has even made it way to the mobile IE (http://caniuse.com/#feat=dragndrop) but not the desktop one.

                                      140 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Debugging capabilities using the remote debugging protocol

                                        Build upon the remote debugging protocol (https://developer.chrome.com/devtools/docs/debugger-protocol) to allow developers to use existing, familiar, developer tools.

                                        Then continue to openly build debugging innovations on the web platform based on the protocol, collaborating with other browser vendors to make it moving between browsers an easier experience.

                                        57 votes
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                                          5 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Drag and Drop Directories

                                          Allows dragging and dropping entire folders using HTML5 Drag and Drop. Extends the DataTransferItem with a method to get a FileEntry/DirectoryEntry.

                                          Spec: http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/DragAndDropEntries

                                          800 votes
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