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Mobile Web Compatibility Aug 31, 2012 – Firefox OS UA, testing article, smoke tests

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. Firefox OS UA reverted The Firefox OS user-agent (UA) has been reverted to include the “Android” token. It is not yet clear whether this is a temporary or permanent change. The … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility Aug. 24, 2012 – H.264, site fixes, Spade

Due to various reasons (vacation, infant needing a visit to the hospital), I skipped posting last week’s mobile Web compatibility summary. Here, then, is what’s new in mobile Web compatibility the past two weeks. H.264/AAC/MP3 decoding support H.264/AAC/MP3 audio and … Continue reading

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Preliminary results of aliasing Webkit CSS properties in Gecko analysis

The Mozilla Layout, QA, and Market Insight teams recently analyzed the impact of aliasing Webkit CSS properties in Gecko with the goal of answering the question, Does aliasing a subset of Webkit CSS properties in Gecko improve mobile Web compatibility? … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility Aug 10, 2012 – Google, YouTube, User Agents

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. Site testing and outreach Google updated a number of their mobile sites this week to recognize Firefox for Android. First off, thanks to Google for making the effort to improve the … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility Aug 3, 2012 – Bing, IMDB, JQuery Mobile, Firefox OS

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. Site testing and outreach The Bing team over at Microsoft recently updated the search engine’s mobile site to recognize Firefox for Android. The Bing experience on Firefox is now pretty great. … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility July 27, 2012

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. Firefox OS user agent string A decision has been reached on the Firefox OS user agent (UA) string. I wrote about this in a separate post. The Firefox OS UA will … Continue reading

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Decision Made! Firefox OS User Agent String

Update: There was a typo with the Firefox OS UA in the original post. The last version number in the UA has been corrected to 14.0. A decision has been reached on the Firefox OS user agent (UA) string. A … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility July 13, 2012

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. CSS unprefixing As Paul Rouget reported, this week the Firefox team unprefixed CSS3 animations, transitions, transforms and gradients. We also unprefixed the calc() function and IndexedDB. These changes are currently on … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility July 6, 2012

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. Mailing list A compatibility@ mailing list has been set up for discussion of Web compatibility issues. Sign up to stay in touch with the lot of us working on mobile Web … Continue reading

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Mobile Web Compatibility June 28, 2012

Here’s what’s new in mobile Web compatibility this week. (Note: This post was slightly delayed as I didn’t get it published before the Canada Day weekend.) Firefox for Android release! Maybe you heard that the Firefox for Android rewrite released … Continue reading

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