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  1. Support Media Queries level 4 syntax improvements

    CSS Media Quries Level 4 bring in a bunch of syntactic improvements. They make media queries much more readable and maintainable.

    https://drafts.csswg.org/mediaqueries-4/#mq-syntax

    Here's an example:

    Before:

    @media (min-width: 20em), not all and (min-height: 40em) {
    @media not all and (pointer: none) {

    }
    }

    After:

    @media ((width >= 20em) or (height < 40em)) and (pointer) {

    }

    82 votes
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      0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • RTSP Streaming Protocol Support

      The video surveillance industry relies heavily on the RTSP protocol (as implemented by ffmpeg, vlc media player, live555, etc) for streaming h264 and h265 video content.

      It's not a new protocol by any stretch but it is part of the ONVIF standard that essentially all video surveillance manufacturers use as well as part of the PSIA standard which a subset of the manufacturers also support (in addition to ONVIF).

      It's a simple protocol and there are plenty of open source implementations.

      HTML5 does not include equivalent functionality.

      WebRTC pushes VP8/9 and while it may support h264 it's often online baseline…

      13 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Proxy API support for extensions

        Proxy extensions such as SwitchyOmega needs Proxy API.
        It's not convenient to use IE proxy settings for more than one proxy server.
        We need proxy API. Chrome and Firefox have already support it many years ago.

        33 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add copy link address / url to right-click menu

          This is a somewhat common daily use case for me. It is difficult for me to save every image and then host it to share it.

          Also, using the console commands to parse and filter the img URL is also difficult. E.g.

          > $$('img').forEach(function(element) { console.log(element.currentSrc);});

          8 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • img decoding attribute

            https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/embedded-content.html#attr-img-decoding

            > Decoding of large images can block the main thread for hundreds of milliseconds or more, interrupting fluid animations and user interaction. Currently, there's no way for a web author to specify that they want an image to be decoded asynchronously, so there are scenarios where it is impossible to avoid UI stalls.

            Thus the new `decoding` attribute for the `img` element, with possible values:

            * `sync`: Indicates a preference to decode this image synchronously for atomic presentation with other content.

            * async: Indicates a preference to decode this image asynchronously to avoid delaying presentation of other content.

            *…

            57 votes
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              1 comment  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Edge caching could be improved in error cases

              I'm a developer on Azure CDN. When testing out some scenarios on our side, we noticed a difference in behavior between how Chrome browser and Edge browser work for caching some bad responses. In our CDN, if we detect that the eTag on an 'If-None-Match' request header is for a 'malformed eTag' (one with no quotes), such as If-None-Match: 64988f77337209c5a7157a016c456d02, we return a 400 response.

              On chrome, the workflow goes like this:
              Download page, get 200, everything fine.
              Refresh page, browser sends If-None-Match with bad eTag, we detect this and send 400 to browser. Chrome detects this issue, and next…

              6 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Networking  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support paint-order for HTML text

                Firefox Nightly now supports paint-order for HTML text:
                https://twitter.com/TobiReif/status/966711161390497792

                13 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Implement Web Share API

                  Web Share API landed on Chrome for Android in version 61. It's a neat way of providing native sharing hooks to a web app.

                  Example code: https://gist.github.com/bogas04/50eae983a9b478e172a22bb9fce9c77e
                  API Spec: https://wicg.github.io/web-share/
                  Explainer: https://github.com/WICG/web-share/blob/master/docs/explainer.md

                  164 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio + Edge + TypeScript Debugging

                    I was so excited to hear that we could finally debug JavaScript from within Visual Studio using Edge. I wrongly assumed this meant TypeScript too, but it does not appear to work.

                    4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Transfer PC to Phone Browsing Tabs

                      There is a feature for transferring phone tabs to PC browser, but the reason I downloaded the app, was to transfer PC tabs to my phone.

                      6 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Terrible extensions guide

                        I'd like to know how to write extensions for Edge without having to write them for Chrome first and then port them over.

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                          0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Only Allow AppCache over HTTPS

                          AppCache should be removed from insecure contexts. Since AppCache allows offline and persistent access to an origin, this can be an XSS attack vector that can be exploited

                          12 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Async Generators / Async Iterators

                            Async iterators and async generator functions(https://github.com/tc39/proposal-async-iteration) are now a stage-3 ECMAScript proposal, nearly finished. They make many styles of programming in JavaScript easier (https://ponyfoo.com/articles/javascript-asynchronous-iteration-proposal); in particular, they are important for WHATWG Streams (https://streams.spec.whatwg.org). As of 2017-10-22, async generators have already been implemented in Blink, Firefox, and WebKit.

                            94 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Please keep loading indicator spinning while page is not fully loaded/displayed

                              Often when a page loads, loading indicator disappears very quickly, and I don't have visual feedback that somethings are being processed in background, I just get an empty page, and when I start to think that the link is dead or something else went wrong, page suddenly appears.

                              Please keep loading indicator spinning while page is not fully loaded/displayed

                              43 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add support for RFC4709: Mounting Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Servers

                                Right now, getting people to mount a webdav folder involves and end user following various complicated instructions to manually mount the server using "Add network location".

                                What should be possible is for the end user to click on a link, and have the process kicked off as if they used the "Add a network location" and entered a webdav endpoint.

                                This will drastically reduce the administrative burden of configuring webdav drives, in an RFC compliant manner.

                                9 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support custom user agent string

                                  Allow changing the user agent string from outside the browser like other browsers have.
                                  Such as creating profile or options arguments for custom the user agent string.

                                  46 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Microsoft Edge DevTools Protocol:Browser setters and geters for WindowBounds, WindowState and AddressBar visibility.

                                    Methods should be added to set and get window bounds, state and address bar visibility.

                                    E.G. in chrome:
                                    Browser.setWindowState()
                                    Browser.getWindowState()
                                    Browser.setWindowBounds()
                                    Browser.getWindowBounds()
                                    and the command line argument --app="<address>"

                                    These allow us to make desktop applications using Edge and I feel this is pretty vital especially as a modern replacement for the IE COM API.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Implement link rel="modulepreload"

                                      modulepreload is a new link relation that behaves similar to preload, but different in several key ways. For example, it interprets its attributes and changes to them differently; it uses the module map instead of the preload cache; and it allows optionally fetching descendant modules as an optimization.

                                      Spec: https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/links.html#link-type-modulepreload

                                      Tests: https://github.com/w3c/web-platform-tests/blob/master/preload/modulepreload.html

                                      27 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Ever since last update Edge crashes when opened. Most people I know have the same problem. Please fix this.

                                        Ever since last update Edge crashes when opened. Most people I know have the same problem. Please fix this.

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