HTML Standards Process Returning from the Grave
For a long time, the HTML standards process has been moribund; the W3C‘s HTML Working Group has focused almost exclusively on XHTML2, a new standard that was highly incompatible with existing practice.
CSS3 Multi-Column Support
WebKit now has some very basic support for multiple columns from CSS3.
The Obligatory iPhone Post
Yesterday, Steve Jobs announced the iPhone, a new combination phone, iPod and internet communications device.
WebKit now supports the CSS3 box-shadow property (as -webkit-box-shadow).
WebKit now supports stroking of text via CSS.
Optimizing Page Load Time (and a little about the Debug menu)
We don’t usually just repost content from other blogs here.
I was pointed to this article about color spaces in Web browsers.
Understanding HTML, XML and XHTML
OR, Close your <script> and <canvas> tags!
Digging up a very old blog entry from http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200408/sizing_monospaced_fonts/, the question is asked, “What’s up with the different font sizes when the monospace font family is used?” The answer, as usual with Web browsers, is pretty interesting (which is browser developer-speak for “insanely confusing”).
Recent WebKit Features
There have been a lot of exciting new engine-level features that have been added to WebKit over the last few months, and not all of them have received their own blog entries.