These Weeks In Servo 87

2017-01-09 What's up with Servo for the weeks of 2 Jan 2017 - 9 Jan 2017

In the last weeks, we landed 104 PRs in the Servo organization’s repositories.

Planning and Status

Our overall roadmap is available online. Plans for 2017 (including Q1) will be solidified in the coming week. Please check it out and provide feedback!

This week’s status updates are here.

Notable Additions

  • gw added non-square texture page sizes to the renderer.
  • UK992 fixed some packaging issues breaking the macOS nightly builds.
  • nox corrected the way the text nodes get added to documents during parsing.
  • UK992 enabled using ccache on Appveyor builds.
  • mrnayak implemented support for subresource integrity checks.
  • charlesvdv enabled setting numeric preferences from the command line.
  • bzbarsky made per-document styles possible in Stylo.
  • anholt implemented an overload of the WebGL bufferData API.
  • jdm fixed an incorrect script/layout interaction preventing logging into many Google applications.
  • Ms2ger implemented the “entry global” specification concept.
  • emilio redesigned the interactions between the style system and media queries.
  • Manishearth implemented the @supports directive for CSS.
  • bholley improved performance of manipulating threadsafe RefCells.
  • Manishearth added better documentation to all CSS properties.
  • wafflespeanut made the behaviour of the input DOM event match the specification.
  • cynicaldevil implemented the missing Document overload for the XMLHttpRequest API.
  • MortimerGoro implemented the WebVR API.
  • asajeffrey made Servo not retain every web page that it has ever loaded in the current session.
  • paulrouget fixed the problem preventing the brew nightly formula from working.
  • asajeffrey avoided the problem of creating many RNGs that would eventually exhaust available file descriptors.

New Contributors

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