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

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 10:27:02 -0800
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
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>
Message-ID: <20100303182702.GA11782@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2010-03-03 10:14 +0100, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> I said it in the past and I maintain my opinion: the vendor prefixes
> as we manage them in CSS don't make sense. We have
> border-radius and border-image interoperable enough so web authors copy
> precisely styles only changing the prefix. That gives stylesheets that

Well, in the case of border-image, Gecko and WebKit may have
interoperable behavior, but it no longer agrees with the spec.  So
we have a good bit of work to do before we rename -moz-border-image
to border-image.

-David

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