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Re: A List Apart: Articles: Prefix or Posthack

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 17:20:17 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikD0io1HcYp_qwxGYv638vrjiUL6W4UDwZUMcnv@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "Eric A. Meyer" <eric@meyerweb.com>, Christoph P├Ąper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 5:09 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 8, 2010, at 4:22 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
>
>> On 7/8/10 4:16 PM, Brad Kemper wrote:
>>> It seems to assume that every time I include '-moz-something' I will also include 'something'' in anticipation of it's standardization
>>
>> No, it just assumes that CSS is optional styling, and that people who use experimental properties know what they're doing... (e.g. not using them in ways where lack of support for the experimental property "breaks" their page).
>
> So if it suddenly makes the page look much worse but doesn't break it, you don't see anything wrong with that policy?

If they were depending on a prefixed property, they're doing something
wrong in the first place.  (I say that, but I totally use prefixed
properties on live sites.  I just keep up with my sites and update
when necessary.)

~TJ
Received on Friday, 9 July 2010 00:21:10 GMT

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