Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

Recent tweets

“The Blink browser engine […] is [a] vital part of@googlechromeme⁩ on desktop, Android, and all other OSes apart from iOS. The version of Chrome that iOS users can download, which use@webkitit rather than Blink, pales in comparison.”@ricmacmathenewstack.io/apples-browser…

via Twitter for iPhone

If you think native apps on iOS are any better than Web apps when it comes to due to Apple’s App Tracking Transparency (support.apple.com/en-us/HT212025), think twice: washingtonpost.com/technology/202…. Fingerprinting is an issue on Web and native apps alike.

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@dannymoerkerke @simevidas @dalmaer No, this doesn’t work. You would have to leave the screen on all the time and not multitask away from the app. For example, I use Google Maps (the app) in my pocket on my bike, it encodes turns 🔀 as vibration pattern

via Twitter Web App in reply to dannymoerkerke

@beriberikix @Paul_Kinlan @RReverser @reillyeon @HenrikJoreteg @DasSurma @slightlylate @Vincent_Scheib Folks interested in this scroll up from @reillyeon’s answer: twitter.com/reillyeon/stat…. It would be possible. Has it been tried or is something working

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@Grtsche2 @Wahlleiter_Bund @argonerd “Sie [Die Linke] rutschte mit 4,9 Prozent unter die Fünfprozenthürde. Allerdings konnte sie drei ihrer zuletzt fünf Direktmandate verteidigen und damit laut Grundmandatsklausel entsprechend ihres Zweitstimmenergebtagesschau.de/inland/btw21/b…

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@simevidas @samthor My past me said smart things. Hope the current me holds still up to its expectations 😂. On a more serious note: It’s funny how the same questions pop up over and over again in different contexts.

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—Forming a government will be tough, but happy about the historically best result for@Die_Gruenenn 🌻 so far:bundeswahlleiter.de/en/bundestagsw…X. Here’s an overview of the color-coded coalition options:dw.com/en/german-elec…A. No one even thinks of a co

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@TimvdLippe @dalmaer The first point makes it pretty clear: turn-by-turn navigation needs background geolocation, something that currently is a complete no-go on the Web. It’s tracked as Project Fugu 🐡 request bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/iss….

via Echofon in reply to TimvdLippe

tomayac Voted 🌻. And as the first voter 🥇 at the polling station 10602 at 8am sharp. This time my vote isn’t a secret, for the reasons outlined in my blog post: blog.tomayac.com/2021/09/13/pub…. 🇩🇪 Liebe wahlberechtigte Follower: Geht wählen, macht diese Wahl zur ! pic.twitter.com/7E98dSBLF5

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:27 PM, Sep 26th, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

Voted 🌻. And as the first voter 🥇 at the polling station 10602 at 8am sharp. This time my vote isn’t a secret, for the reasons outlined in my blog post: blog.tomayac.com/2021/09/13/pub…. 🇩🇪 Liebe wahlberechtigte Follower: Geht wählen, macht dpic.twitter.com/7E98dSBLF5

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@RyanEls4 @dandclark1 Maybe @DasSurma and @_developit and team have plans for adding this information (if support exists yet, I don’t actually know) to github.com/GoogleChromeLa….

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@dgrammatiko @rauschma We have asked, but don’t know yet. See the Mozilla and the WebKit link in web.dev/user-preferenc….

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@rauschma There’s definitely potential for tooling support. The latter proposal is very interesting for high-performance sites: twitter.com/ChromiumDev/st….

via Twitter Web App in reply to rauschma

domenic If you want to try out the app history API in production, from Chrome 96-99 (~November 16 through April 19) you will be able to!

We still have a number of features to spec and implement, but for many sites what we have should be enough to kick the tires and give feedback. twitter.com/intenttoship/s…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 12:23 AM, Sep 25th, 2021 via Echofon)

@kylealden @EdgeDevTools @MSEdgeDev Congratulations, Kyle! 🎈 Very exciting product and team!

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FridayForFuture Wir wollen die gute Stimmung ja nicht zerstören – aber wir bestreiken heute DEINE Regierung, Olaftwitter.com/OlafScholz/sta…IR

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 12:20 AM, Sep 25th, 2021 via Echofon)

@slightlylate Oh yes, absolutely. I’ll check it out after the weekend.

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@j9t You might qualify for their open-source free access program. Talk to them, they’re nice folks.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to j9t

@rauschma Neater trick: load it without going through a request hop enforced by `@​import`: web.dev/prefers-color-…. Even neater trick: inline exclusively and exactly the required CSS: web.dev/user-preferenc….

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github Need to add some ASCII art flow diagrams to your README or code comments?

YES → asciiflow.com (งツ)ว pic.twitter.com/34yjRProUY

via Sprout Social (retweeted on 11:36 PM, Sep 24th, 2021 via Echofon)

@kinu All the best for the next endeavor. Congratulations on the things you have achieved! 🎈

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Part of the Global locally in Hamburg: fridaysforfuture.org/september24/. We’re many, and if we act now, we can prevent the worst from happening.
Wenn du in Deutschland lebst und wahlberechtigt bist, bitte geh wählen 🌻! Hilf mit, diese Wahl zurpic.twitter.com/xJRwc3C64I

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