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Re: PROPOSAL: Use events instead of callbacks

From: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 18:10:28 +0100
Message-ID: <4F5CDC84.3080905@alvestrand.no>
To: public-media-capture@w3.org
On 03/08/2012 12:21 PM, Rich Tibbett wrote:
> Adam Bergkvist wrote:
>> Are you planning to use a vendor prefix for PeerConnection and friends?
>
> No. Prefixing APIs in final browser builds is damaging to the concept 
> of an open, ubiquitous web and leads to developers creating web 
> experiences that target individual UAs. This practice affect vendors, 
> developers and users and increasingly locks the web in silos.
>
> Either an API is mature enough for release or it's not. CSS vendor 
> prefixes is a lesson learned. We don't want to see a repeat of this 
> practice.
I haven't been able to detect consensus on this topic yet.
We (Google) have to live within the webkit set of rules, and those rules 
seem to still insist on prefixes.

>
> http://paulirish.com/2012/vendor-prefixes-are-not-developer-friendly/
> http://robertnyman.com/2012/02/16/thoughts-on-the-css-prefix-situation/
>
> - Rich
>
>
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