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Re: [IndexedDB] Problems unprefixing IndexedDB

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2012 22:56:30 -0400
Message-ID: <5024785E.90709@mit.edu>
To: public-webapps@w3.org
On 8/9/12 10:47 PM, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> That makes it impossible for *anyone* to avoid breakage (unless they add
> the unprefixed version before unprefixing happens).

Or unless they avoid using prefixed things in production code to start with.

Which brings us back to not shipping unstable stuff in production 
browsers, so people don't start using it.

> Meanwhile, pages will continue to work in other browsers that do this
> more sensibly.

The main other option is basically to never drop the prefixed version, 
ever, which is what said "other browsers" actually do in practice.

Received on Friday, 10 August 2012 02:56:58 UTC

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