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Re: [css3-conditional] Prefixing policy

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 18:23:46 +0200
Message-ID: <5061DA92.7090907@kozea.fr>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Le 25/09/2012 17:10, Sylvain Galineau a écrit :
>  From informal conversations some implementers are not comfortable with ever
> doing #1 for this feature since that would imply copy/pasting large amounts
> of CSS multiple times. Entire stylesheets, really.
>
> As such some of us strongly prefer #2 and #3.
>
> (Similar thinking applies to CSS Variables, incidentally; although the
> amount of data you have to copy may be smaller, it would defeat the feature's
> very purpose).

#1 (prefixing) is indeed particularly bad for @supports but I was only 
using it as an example. I would have the same question with 
@counter-style or even just "simple" properties like font-stretch or 
bookmark-label.

I’m asking because opinions on the subject seem to be changing.

(Rambling ahead, you can ignore.) I guess there must be some 
case-by-case choices: @supports is really unusable prefixed, but it 
should stabilize quickly since (apparently) everyone wants it. GCPM on 
the other hand does not seem to be moving but I need bookmarks today.

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Simon Sapin
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 16:24:11 GMT

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