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Re: vendor prefixes considered harmful (was: vendor prefix properties diverging from official properties)

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 09:08:17 -0800
Cc: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
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To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>

On Mar 3, 2010, at 1:14 AM, Daniel Glazman wrote:

> I find rather hilarious - and a shame at the same time - that HTML5
> elements and attributes are implemented as is w/o vendor prefix even
> if the document is only a WD while we still require differenciated
> vendor prefixes for CSS until CR that are a huge burden on web authors.
> The last case is the placeholder attribute on html input fields,
> recently implemented in Gecko and already implemented long ago as is in
> Webkit.

Oy. When did that happen? I currently have to do server-level browser detection to give different CSS to webkit than the others in order to take advantage of 'placeholder'.

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