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Re: A List Apart: Articles: Prefix or Posthack

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 17:46:51 -0700
Message-ID: <4C3BB77B.5030308@mit.edu>
To: "Eric A. Meyer" <eric@meyerweb.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 7/12/10 2:29 PM, Eric A. Meyer wrote:
> At 5:32 PM -0700 7/10/10, Brad Kemper wrote:
>
>> On Jul 10, 2010, at 4:39 PM, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> But while it may not fit everyone everywhere, it still sounds like a
>>> reasonable compromise
>>> Between 'support forever' and 'take out that prefix asap'.
>>
>> Right. Something in between is fine.
>
> I can agree with that. I'd prefer "forever" for legacy support reasons
> but it's not a hill I'd be willing to die upon.

But you and Brad want different things to be supported.  You want 
support for an alias for the unprefixed property, whereas he wants 
versioned support of all versions of the prefixed property the browser 
has implemented.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 13 July 2010 00:47:26 GMT

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