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[whatwg] HTML 5 drag and drop feedback

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 04:53:00 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909160428370.14605@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 15 Sep 2009, Nabil Elisa wrote:
> 
> 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 browser vendors were implementing <video> whether we specced it or 
not.


> 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 made based on their technical merits, it doesn't matter how 
many people support it. :-)

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