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Release Notes for Safari Technology Preview 71 (webkit.org)
47 points by ecesena 3 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 11 comments

Ooh, I also like the Dark Mode stuff. I was just thinking about how I love dark mode, but the fact that I have to enable it on every single site makes it kind of unwieldy. Having a media query for it seems brilliant!

Yup, it’s really nice. I added support to my website for this, and Safari will automatically switch it whenever I enable dark mode. Now if only more websites supported it…

I’m also happy to see that I can force a certain appearance through the web inspector, since my system appearance varies throughout the day and that means I need to either keep switching it if I want to debug appearance or only work in the light theme during the day.

Does this mean we can finally login to U2F-required Google accounts from iCal?

Google has not yet transitioned from the U2F API to the Web Authentication API for login so no, not yet. (We're working on it, but there's quite a lot of moving pieces.)

Also, as another comment noted, only CTAP2 is supported for the host to authenticator API, and only the newest Yubico tokens support CTAP2.

Does the Titan support CTAP2?

Hopefully someone more knowledgeable will chime in as I'm waiting for FIDO U2F support as well but I think CTAP2 is the browser-to-user layer of FIDO.

edit: just tested it on Mojave with gmail and fastmail and it doesn't recognize that the Yubikey has been inserted, so looks like support is not there out-of-the-box

As far as I understand it, it is. That said, I tried to use this for a WebAuthn Django library I'm trying to write and it wouldn't work, as pages wouldn't render at all.

You need to enable it in Develop->Experimental Features, but also you need to be sure you have a CTAP2 key. "U2F" keys are all CTAP1, which is not supported yet. Yubi's 5 series are CTAP2, as are the blue keys with a 2 printed on them.

Cool I just tried it with Fastmail and a Yubikey 5 and it worked. Gmail however still checks if you're running chrome so it doesn't work.

I think it would be nice if the title was changed to “Safari Technology Preview Release 71”, since this isn’t in mainline Safari yet.

More details on supports-color-schemes: https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/3299

Web inspector also has a widget that toggles between light and dark mode.

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