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Re: A List Apart: Articles: Prefix or Posthack

From: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 15:40:45 -0700
Cc: "Eric A. Meyer" <eric@meyerweb.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <60983DFE-0F2F-465C-904E-48FED5D6C93C@me.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
On Jul 8, 2010, at 2:29 PM, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:

>> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On
>> Behalf Of Eric A. Meyer
>> Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2010 2:19 PM
>>    I don't see how dropping prefixing is necessary or even desirable.
>> All you have to do long-term is just map both prefixed and unprefixed to the
>> same behavior.  Seems pretty straightforward and low-impact to me.
> 
> IE doesn't drop "-ms-" prefixed properties once unprefixed are supported, and have no plans (as far as I know) to do so in the future. 

Same with WebKit (although my personal preference would be not to guarantee that we'll never drop prefixes, only that we don't do so for some undefined, but long period of time after the unprefixed property becomes available).

Simon
Received on Thursday, 8 July 2010 22:41:20 GMT

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