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[whatwg] HTML 5 drag and drop feedback

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 12:22:14 +0200
Message-ID: <op.u0am3cav64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Tue, 15 Sep 2009 11:37:57 +0200, Nabil Elisa <nabil.elisa at gmail.com>  
> Furthermore I'm not sure I agree with Ian's argument for holding out  
> until the browsers support the current API  more reliably.  My  
> experience has
> shown that there are numerous cross-browser incompatibilities in the
> existing implementations of more trivial features, yet we are not waiting
> for all of those to get resolved before adding support for, say, native
> video.  So why should this be any different?

The argument Ian made was not support for feature A is brittle so we  
should not do feature B. It was support for feature A is brittle so we  
should do not do feature A-2 just yet.

> Anyway, I'm new to this group and don't know much about how decisions are
> usually made here, but in case there was any doubt about this idea's
> popularity I'd like to lend it my own +1.

Decisions are usually made based on merit, not popularity.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 15 September 2009 03:22:14 UTC

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