W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-coremob@w3.org > June 2012

Re: Vendor prefixes

From: Ragavan Srinivasan <ragavan@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 07:21:39 -0700 (PDT)
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: public-coremob@w3.org
Message-ID: <678445819.8733785.1340202099932.JavaMail.root@mozilla.com>
> 
> 1. We recommend prefixed versions as applicable based on the
> functionality
> we want. This is a nasty solution, because it motivates vendors to
> support
> other people's prefixes. This has already happened in a few cases. It
> upsets developers, and it reduces the potential for the prefix system
> to
> do its job of allowing experimentation followed by interoperable
> implementation of the standards. But it is the rational pragmatic
> approach
> for vendors to take, so it is likely to recur if we follow this path.

Which developers are you referring to here? App developers or developers working for browser vendors?

Thanks,
Ragavan (I work for Mozilla)
Received on Thursday, 21 June 2012 16:51:15 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Friday, 19 April 2013 17:36:46 UTC