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Re: Proprietary identifier names

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 11:16:42 -0800 (PST)
To: Christian Roth <roth@visualclick.de>
Cc: www-style Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.50.0303081114270.3675-100000@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Christian Roth wrote:
> We'll be using several properties borrowed from CSS3 modules that are not
> RECs. It is my understanding that any property names from modules that
> are WDs or CRs may not be used today unprefixed, as their meaning might
> change until they go REC.

You can use the properties from the moment a spec is in CR. To exit the
CR stage, we need two implementations to have done so, in fact.

> For the record, we'll be using the prefix "_ilx-". Is that already taken?

I haven't heard of any '_ilx-*' properties, so that is probably safe.

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