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Re: Should implementors copy vendor prefixes from each other?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 May 2009 11:39:52 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0905150939m60512cb0u589a317269c4a02@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style@w3.org
On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 12:55 AM, Robert O'Callahan
<robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> I don't think it's a good idea for one engine to implement another engine's
> prefixed properties. I think that also strikes against the integrity of the
> standards process by enshrining one engine's implementation as the de facto
> standard.

Agreed.  Sharing prefixes goes against the whole reason for *having* prefixes.

I don't like having to deal with prefixes, but I prefer them over
getting stuck with early mistakes by either spec authors or browser
implementors.
Received on Friday, 15 May 2009 16:40:36 GMT

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