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Re: Proposition to change the prefixing policy

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 08 May 2012 11:49:24 -0400
Message-ID: <4FA94084.2050905@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 5/8/12 9:23 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> If a harmful spec has proceeded to the stage where there are two
> independent roughly interoperable implementations and the creators of
> those implementations want to ship, is there really any way to put the
> cat back into bag by the working group speaking against a feature?
> That is, if Maciej's condition (B) holds, isn't the feature pretty
> much a done deal anyway to such an extent that it's futile to try to
> undo its existence?  Is there a historical example of a case where
> condition (B) was true and a W3C working group managed to purge the
> feature from the Web platform to such an extent that other vendors
> didn't need to implement it and could still successfully render the
> Web?

window.event comes to mind.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 8 May 2012 15:49:54 GMT

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