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Re: Public releases prefixes off-by-default (was RE: Unprefixing CSS properties)

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 21:52:21 +1300
Message-ID: <4EC61CC5.3000203@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 11/18/11 9:48 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 11/18/11 6:04 PM, Brad Kemper wrote:
>> I think that would be fine in the early stages. I hope it doesn't
>> happen for very popular properties and values that languish for years
>
> If popular properties are languishing for years, then with all due
> respect this group is not doing the work it's chartered to do. And then
> the right solution is probably to route around the damage, reach some
> sort of inter-UA agreement (a la what happened with HTML when it
> languished for years) on the properties, unprefix, and move on with life.

To be clear, this is the "right" solution if working within the working 
group is just not being feasible.

Obviously, I hope CSS will never come to this....

-Boris
Received on Friday, 18 November 2011 08:53:06 GMT

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