This Week In Servo 101

In the last week, we landed 119 PRs in the Servo organization’s repositories.

Planning and Status

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This week’s status updates are here.

Notable Additions

  • emilio refactored the code for CSS calc() parsing/serialization, fixing a number of Stylo bugs in the process.
  • nox added support for grid-template-areas in Stylo.
  • Manish reduced the number of allocations for some CSS properties by using iterators.
  • gw added support for border corners with differing styles in WebRender.
  • Manish made the larger and smaller values for the font-size property work correctly.
  • z1mvader reduced the size of many DOM objects by storing namespace values in a more efficient type.
  • CJKu removed overlapping implementations of several CSS properties through sensible refactoring practices.
  • bholley replaced the use of std::sync::Arc with a variant that does not support weak references.
  • nox implemented support for parsing touch-action properties in Stylo.
  • heycam corrected the serialization of CSS custom properties.
  • SimonSapin made the to_ascii_uppercase and to_ascii_lowercase APIs more efficient.
  • canaltinova preserved the original units specified in CSS angle values.
  • scoopr fixed issues preventing rust-bindgen from parsing the majority of the Objective C Foundation library.
  • Ygg01 merged the html5ever and xml5ever crates into a single repository.
  • Gankro optimized the serialization format for WebRender display lists.
  • rwaweber added a verification step to Homu that prevents invalid configuration files.

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