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  • #21
    CSS hex color values can now make use of alpha transparency
    Pretty cool. Too bad we'll only be able to use it 10 years from now

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    • #22
      Originally posted by Adarion View Post
      I just fear that this will some day also reach other browsers. Or maybe we could have a new shiny and nice form of digital restriction management. Wanna watch video? Have your USB crypto dongle keycard thingy attached and let us access it.
      I'm 250% supporting the idea of keeping the bullshit hardware DRM on a USB drive, so I can simply not buy it and have one less hardware backdoor bullshit on my system.

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      • #23
        Originally posted by bug77 View Post
        This isn't even unexpected, since the world has decided the OS is too complicated for the simple user and now everything gets reinvented in the browser. Why do you think ChromeOS exist?
        To be fair, the OS is indeed too complicated for the single user, and ChromeOS is enough for like 70% of the PC user pool, with Android taking another good 20% on top of that.

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        • #24
          For those that didn't know, Chrome (the browser, not the websites you visit and this is about explicitly enabling it when asked) has had access to your USB devices for years:

          https://www.extremetech.com/computin...p-verification

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