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Monday, August 10, 2015

Updates since last meeting (on Monday, August 3rd):

Scrolling (skobes, szager) []
- Fixed setPageSclaeFactor and anchor root layer scrolling. (skobes)
- Turned on scroll restoration tests for root layer scrolling. These
  tests ensure that scroll positions are correctly restored on history
  navigation. (skobes)
- A Samsung contributor has agreed to help with custom scrollbar work.
- Containing work cleaning up DepricatedPaintLayerScrollableArea in an
  effort to have sane scroll bounds for the root layer. (szager)

CSS Flexbox (cbiesinger) []
- Helped szager with a flexbox scrollbar bug that triggered unspeced and
  untested behavior.
- Sent intent to ship and intent two unprefix and will follow up on
  those this week. The intent to unprefix looks ready to go ahead with.
- Had meeting with tabatkins about absolute position for flex items.
- Flexbox bug triage.

CSS Grid Layout (svillar) []
- Fixed bug where grid containers reported the wrong preferred width.

Region-based multi-column support (mstensho) []
- First patch for nested multicol is just around the corner.
- Blocked on reviews for multicol improvements.

Add API for layout (leviw, pilgrim, ojan) []
- Successfully posted several API patches after help from Levi. Converted
  several more bits of line box and descendants to use the new line
  layout API. Nothing broken. yay! (pilgrim)
- Some weird edge cases and debugging code that relies on printing out
  layout objects. Ongoing discussion. (pilgrim)

Text (eae, drott, kojii)
- Follow up from text workshop in Helsinki, Behdad and Drott working on
  optimizing the  Blink/HarfBuzz integration.
- Fixed space normalization bug where cr/lf characters where incorrectly
  collapsed. (eae)
- Debugging several crashers in line layout. (eae)

- drott on vacation until Friday.