CSS Chat Summary: 10 June 2021

The meeting took place here on Slack. @notlaura facilitated and @danfarrow wrote up these notes.


Project updates

Color Scheming (#49999)

  • @colorful-tones plans to try out @ryelle’s Try Custom Properties PR to get familiar with the concepts involved
  • For developing documentation around the initiative we have this publically editable Google doc which welcomes your contributions!
  • As #49999 is a long ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker., and has effectively served its purpose, @notlaura suggested switching to the sibling ticket #49930 as the canonical ticket for this work instead
  • @notlaura also suggested that for clarity we should now refer to this project as Custom Properties
  • @ryelle gave us a timeline note that we wanted to get these into 5.9 early, which would mean having something ready around August. She would like to have the whole framework in place, using the --experimental flag as previously discussed

Visual Regressionregression A software bug that breaks or degrades something that previously worked. Regressions are often treated as critical bugs or blockers. Recent regressions may be given higher priorities. A "3.6 regression" would be a bug in 3.6 that worked as intended in 3.5. Testing (#49606)

CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. Audit (#49582)

  • @colorful-tones has now updated the CSS coding standards docs with a note & link to the CSS Audit repo
  • @danfarrow reported that the GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ Actions issue has been resolved
  • @notlaura updated the ticket with a comment & the most recent links
  • The project can now be retired from the regular CSS Chat agenda

Open floor / CSS link share

Thanks everyone!

#core-css, #summary