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Re: differences between -webkit-gradient() and CSS3 Images

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 15:30:34 -0700
Message-Id: <B4BE6288-FFBF-45D6-9C99-F25F0C9E0564@gmail.com>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>


On Sep 7, 2010, at 1:49 PM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:

> On Sep 7, 2010, at 1:47 PM, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> 
>> Le 07/09/10 22:30, Simon Fraser a ¨¦crit :
>> 
>>> WebKit never obsoletes anything.
>> 
>> You mean vendor prefixes are preserved forever in WebKit even if you
>> also implement the unprefixed version of same property?
> 
> Yes. We have too much frozen content in the wild (e.g. iTunes LP and Extras, iAds etc) to change behavior by removing prefixed properties.
> 
> Simon

Yeah, I think there are also a LOT of iPhone Web apps using the old version of border-image for buttons, etc. that would break if the vendor prefix for that went away. 
Received on Tuesday, 7 September 2010 23:00:15 GMT

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