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Re: wading into the Prefix morass...

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 09:25:14 -0800
Message-id: <EB57329F-C2D2-433B-AF0B-4A3B1EE61E02@apple.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org Style" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>


Dave Singer (iPhone)

On Feb 21, 2012, at 7:51, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com> wrote:

> On 22/02/2012 2:40 AM, David Singer wrote:
>> 
>> On Feb 21, 2012, at 5:40 , Alan Gresley wrote:
>> 
>>> On 21/02/2012 7:06 AM, David Singer wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I agree, it would be most helpful if they then *evangelized* the CSS
>>>> prefix and 'ceased to mention' their old vendor prefixed version.  Is
>>>> that what you are asking?
>>> 
>>> David. When using Safari 5, iPhone 4 (which I don't have), Chrome 17 or even Firefox 10, I should *not see* a box-shadow in the below test.
>> 
>> I'm sorry, I don't understand what point you are trying to make.  Can you explain?
>> 
>> thx
> 
> Once a browser supports a property that is un-prefixed (like box-shadow or border-radius), it should drop support for it’s prefixed counterpart.
> 
> 


And a whole bunch of pages that used to work, stop working. What's the corresponding benefit?


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> Alan Gresley
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