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Re: Unprefixing CSS properties

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 14:38:32 +1300
Message-ID: <4EC70898.7090508@mit.edu>
To: Brian Manthos <brianman@microsoft.com>
CC: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On 11/19/11 2:30 PM, Brian Manthos wrote:
>> Authors are taught to set the same values they're using for prefixed properties for the
>> unprefixed version as well, to "future proof" their production sites. Such usage
>> constrains browser implementers, and by extension the WG, to make sure the spec
>> evolves in a way that doesn't break those sites.
>
> This is incorrect guidance and should be corrected.

You mean "should have been"?  It's literally years late for that...

But feel free to convince the people offering this guidance that they're 
wrong.  I've tried, in the past, and failed.

-Boris
Received on Saturday, 19 November 2011 01:39:07 GMT

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