Google has recently proposed a new element into the HTML ecosystem, the
<toast> element. This would be used to semantically encapsulate any elements that provide a notification kind of popup (all I need is for people to have more reasons to use notification popups). In this post, Adrian covers the timeline and the backlash in the community.
Google engineers have proposed a new HTML element,
<std-toast>, that is a container for presenting brief or simple notifications to users.
But of course it is not quite that straightforward.An excerpt from Scraping Burned Toast