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Re: [whatwg] API to delay the document load event

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 15:26:01 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLb7pHnEjwg=Yvn6+=cWJo-is_KRt12FAgCDhOyjq-oU8A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, David Bruant <bruant.d@gmail.com>
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 3:11 PM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 9:11 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:
>
>> It would be easy for us to add some Firefox-only or FirefoxOS-only API
>> here, but that seems anti-standards. I'd rather unnecessarily standardize a
>> feature that doesn't get broadly used, than propagate some Firefox-only
>> feature that does get broadly used.
>>
>
> If it's a feature that will only actually be used in FirefoxOS, then
> expecting other browser vendors to invest time implementing it wouldn't
> make sense.
>

 If it doesn't get used, why would they need to invest time implementing it?

Also, this is a feature where it's trivial for applications to gracefully
degrade on browsers that don't have the feature.

Rob
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