WICG discussion happening here:
There are obvious benefits for accessibility.
Are there concerns from WebKit implementors about the functionality change or implementability of for events handling and keyboard/focus behavior?
Also discussion re: naming conflict with template: https://github.com/WICG/inert/issues/39
*** Bug 159748 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Relating to <dialog> bug 84635
See also: https://github.com/whatwg/html/pull/1474
Google this shipping behind a flag now.
Chrome "Intent to Implement" from February:
FF bug was reopened in May/17: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=921504
Edge bug opened in Sept/17 (already has 187 votes): https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/31606522-support-the-inert-attribute
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