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Monday, April 6, 2015

Most offices had the day off due to Easter so this update is limited
to the SFO, MTV and NYC offices.

Updates since last meeting (on Monday, March 30th):

Performance Tracking (benjhayden)
- About to land a LayoutMetric rewrite that should give more details.
- Started working on LayoutAnalyzer UMA histograms after discussion
  with chrishtr.

Scrolling (skobes) [crbug.com/417782]
- Fixed a positioning bug affecting scrollToAnchor.

Measure API (jchaffraix)
- Started thinking about the grand block layout refactoring and smaller
  cleanup tasks that can be done in parallel.

Flexbox (cbiesinger) [crbug.com/426898]
- Working on positioning of position: absolute elements.
- Working on importing w3c test suite for flexbox.

Blink componentization (pilgrim) [crbug.com/428284]
- Started working on moving clipboard from core to modules.

Text (kojii, wjmaclean, eae, rune)
- Removed incorrect optimization for fixed-pitch fonts. (eae)
- Renamed SurrogatePairAwareTextIterator to UTF16TextIterator and added
  support for multi character glyphs which was previously handled separately. (eae)

Cleanup/code health
- Removed canHaveGeneratedChildren from RenderObject and turned it into
  a static function. (pilgrim)
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