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Re: [IndexedDB] Problems unprefixing IndexedDB

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 19:38:12 -0700
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120810023812.GA32200@crum.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2012-08-08 21:16 -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> APIs should always be shipped prefixed and unprefixed for a reasonable
> period, so people have an opportunity to add the unprefixed name to their
> site before the unprefixed name goes away.

Except that authors don't notice that they need to do so until the
unprefixed name goes away and causes pages to break.  So it's better
if that happens sooner rather than later, so fewer total authors
will have to deal with the resulting broken pages.

-David

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