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Monday, March 28, 2016

Updates since last meeting (on Monday, March 21, 2016):

Scrolling (skobes)
- Fixed ScrollAnchor handling of position:absolute. (skobes)
- 35 tests currently fail with scroll anchoring, digging into those.
  (skobes)
- Working on getting ScrollAnchor to work during smooth scroll
  animation. (skobes)
- ScopedLogger got removed, I am trying to get it back in. (skobes)

CSS Flexbox (cbiesinger)
- No updates since last week -

CSS Grid Layout (svillar, jfernandez, rego, javif) [crbug.com/79180]
- No updates since last week -

CSS Multi-column (mstensho) [crbug.com/334335]
- No updates since last week -

CSS Houdini
- Wrote up a giant patch for CSS paint. Plan to split it up into to, fix
  bugs and add tests this week before landing. (ikilpatrick)

Add API for layout (leviw, pilgrim, dgrogan) [crbug.com/495288]
- Converting layout view to api. (pilgrim)
- Added an include guard for the line layout api and fixed the few small
  API gaps it exposed. (dgrogan)

LayoutNG [crbug.com/591099]
- Finishing up document reporing the outcome from the LayoutNG
  hackathon. (leviw, eae)

CSS Containment (leviw) [crbug.com/312978]
- Some CSS Containment discussions. Current options are layout, paint,
  style, and strict. Adding one more, bike-shedding on name.

Intersection Observer (szager, mpb) [crbug.com/540528]
- szager on vacation this week, eae will try to land a couple of
  outstanding changes in his absence. (eae)

Text (eae, drott, kojii)
- Fixed a text wrapping bug where a fast-path incorrectly applied to LTR
  content in a RTL container. (eae)
- Finished line breaking investigation and wrote up a design document
  outlining my proposed new approach, using shaper information. (eae)
  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1eMTBKTnWEMDu00uS2p8Xj-l9Pk7Kf0q5y3FbcCrWYjU/
- Started looking into a number of white-space: pre bugs. (eae)
- Fixed the invalid unicode codepoint issue that pdr@ had pointed us
  to; Ugly integer truncation issue. (drott)
- Continued the work on small caps, implementation is coming along quite
  well, the opentype feature itself works, but the synthesis needs more
  tweaking. (drott)
- Started looking into the confused glyphs issue on Mac. (drott)


HTML Tables (dgrogan)
- Looked into a few table bugs but haven't yet made demonstrable
  progress. (dgrogan)

Misc
- Have a full page of notes that are useful to me on writing mode, was
  derailed due to paint perf work, expect to get to spend a few days
  this week on it. (wkorman)

Logistics
- cbiesinger in SF week of March 28.
- drott in SF week of March 28.
- szager on vacation starting week of March 28.
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