Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

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October 24th, 2019

othermaciej The WebKit team at Apple is hiring! Want to help define the future of layout and rendering in the engine that powers Safari, and many other first and third party apps on macOS and iOS?

No browser engine experience required.…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:03 PM, Oct 24th, 2019 via Echofon)

bocoup We’ve worked with @MozDevNet to bring Test262 results to MDN! Read the full details of the announcement in our launch post:…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:01 PM, Oct 24th, 2019 via Echofon)

@rowan_m Yeah, it’s a known limitation on Twitter’s end for GIFs and videos, and I just found it is (or at least was) a limitation of Tweetbot (…).

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to rowan_m

Ah, also apparently not all Twitter clients support the native feature, I haven’t thought of this. Apparently Tweetbot is one of them (according to some blog posts, but I have never used it). This would be a reason for me to switch to a new client.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to tomayac

@tkadlec Oh, interesting, thanks. I have never used such GIFs (it’s actually mentioned as a limitation in bullet 4 on…). Then it’s probably a feature request for @TwitterA11y to enable it for GIFs and videos.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to tkadlec

Are there screen readers that don’t handle Twitter’s native image descriptions at all, incorrectly, or not well enough? Don’t people know it’s an option in the first place? Or am I missing something else?

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to tomayac

🤔 Meta Twitter question—What’s this recent trend of folks providing “alt: [desc]” image descriptions in a reply instead of using Twitter’s native feature…9)?
I use the native feature and find manual descriptions make Tw

via Twitter for iPhone

WikiResearch A visualization of 12M @WikiCommons
pictures allows to search by image, filter by tags, colors and licenses,and browse by visual similarity.
(Barthel et al, 2019)
@ACMMM19 Paper:

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:45 PM, Oct 24th, 2019 via Twitter Web App)

agektmr Get Ready for New SameSite=None; Secure Cookie Settings…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 1:23 PM, Oct 24th, 2019 via Echofon)