File Handling (https://web.dev/file-handling/) obtained its 3rd LGTM and is approved to ship. It's a powerful Project Fugu 🐡 API allowing you to register a PWA as a (default) file handler for `.foo` files, so when the user clicks such a file in the file explorer, the PWA can handle it.
We have increased the quality of the web this day. https://w3ctag.github.io/design-principles/#leave-the-web-better
This seems like the sort of thing fediverse people would have an opinion on.
Quoting the Open Web Advocacy group: "🇺🇸US - The US agency NTIA is doing an investigation into Browsers and Web Apps. The EU is ending the #AppleBrowserBan, we need to ensure the US does the same and solve the core issues of Web App Equality/Interoperability and In-App Browsers. Save the web!"
A little strange attractor #mastoart and #math for you. Try tweaking the parameters or just press shuffle and see what you discover.
There's a long, LONG way to go between some EU draft text and actual browser choice for everyone on iOS, but at least this is a hopeful start? https://www.theregister.com/2022/04/26/apple_ios_browser/
This is going to look even sillier when Musk triggers a mass Twitter exodus
Russia creates its own TLS certificate authority to bypass sanctions, since existing “foreign” certificates can’t be renewed. Yandex Browser ships with the new root certificate, users of other browsers need to manually install it (https://www.gosuslugi.ru/tls): https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/russia-creates-its-own-tls-certificate-authority-to-bypass-sanctions/
"Without regulatory or legislative change, we risk losing a universal, free and open, write once, deploy anywhere, application distribution and deployment system..."
"Apps built with the free and open #web need equal treatment and integration. Closed and heavily taxed proprietary ecosystems should not receive any preference."
CZ.NIC, the association managing the #Czech #domain registry just removed .CZ domains of several websites spreading Russian #propaganda.
Without any judicial decision. Just because the government and security agencies asked. That's a slippery slope and not the right way to fight #disinformation, sorry.
it's not just iot devices getting left behind , iwhen companies fold, it's even accessibility implants. this is why open hardware matters https://spectrum.ieee.org/bionic-eye-obsolete
As someone using #ChromeOS as a primary operating system for more than a decade, I was really looking forward to this.
I won't be limited by the high-end #Chromebook hardware selection anymore and it will be supported basically as long as the Linux kernel supports it.
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