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Re: Policy for one vendor using the vendor-prefix from another vendor?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 10:25:07 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinhaWL7s4qEFwAaYtF_oQH6hBgMsRT7TiRRa4eb@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Allan Sandfeld Jensen <kde@carewolf.com>, www-style@w3.org
Note that IE has backed off of using -webkit properties, due to dev
outcry and a good night's rest.

(I'm sympathetic to their original reasoning - the mobile web has a
relatively heavy lock-in to webkit technologies, since the two most
successful mobile OS families both run Webkit natively.  It's
embrace-and-extend all over again, and sort of interesting that MS is
on the wrong side of it this time.  Copying prefixes is the wrong
long-term solution, though, even though it's a very attractive
short-term one.)

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 12 May 2010 17:26:00 GMT

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