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Re: [css-device-adapt][cssom] Missing VIEWPORT_RULE definition

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 18:26:20 -0700 (PDT)
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <583784815.112893.1318382780737.JavaMail.root@zimbra1.shared.sjc1.mozilla.com>
Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> > Wouldn't it make more sense to have a registry of vendor-specific constants on
> > the wiki page?
> 
> That doesn't seem necessary.  It also implies that vendors (including
> the many small browser and non-browser impls) need to coordinate on
> their number groups, while choosing an arbitrary 5-hexit prefix gives
> you a very reasonable chance of avoiding collisions.  (Assuming you
> choose the prefix randomly, we should be able to support several
> million impls before collisions become likely.)

Huh?  The wiki page is just what you describe, a simple form of
coordination.  Choosing an arbitrary 5-hexit prefix is cute but a
recipe for lots of typos in people's code.  Keep it simple, don't make
me think, yadda yadda.

Cheers,

John
Received on Wednesday, 12 October 2011 01:26:53 GMT

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