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Monday, July 13, 2015

Updates since last meeting (on Monday, June 22nd):

Scrolling (skobes, szager) []

pinch. (skobes)

and honor scroll bounds for the root layer. (szager)

CSS Flexbox (cbiesinger) []

CSS Grid Layout (svillar) []

Region-based multi-column support (mstensho) []

move on to writing code for it soon. (mstensho)

boundaries that fixed Wikipedia but broke Google Plus. Should be

possible to have both working at the same time. (mstensho)

Add API for layout (leviw, pilgrim) []

performance regression. (pilgrim)

Isolate core/fetch (japhet) []

without any error message or indication that it went wrong. (japhet)

CSS Test Suites (jsbell, kojii)

server so that they won't require modifications any more. Looking for

volunteers to help run and validate them. (jsbell)

feature work. (jsbell)

Text (eae, drott, kojii)

it serves a lot of different uses cases and we need to understand

exactly what it does and why. (drott)

the fork.

a set of quick fixes or do a larger overhaul of how we do font

fallback. (drott)

the results are in, a 3.5x - 28x speedup across all platforms. With

the slower platforms improving the most. The results are from a micro

benchmark but given the amount of time spent in text layout on real

world websites it should have a very noticeable impact. (eae)

order to remove the simple path entierly. So far it looks like adding

support for tab characters is the only major things missing. (eae)


the run-benchmark-scripts. (wkorman)