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Re: A List Apart: Articles: Prefix or Posthack

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 08:51:36 -0700
Cc: "Eric A. Meyer" <eric@meyerweb.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <09D60F74-EA67-4CC5-B32B-A565B1A93B5B@gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>

On Jul 9, 2010, at 8:32 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

>>> your example above:
>>> -moz-box-shadow: ...;
>>> box-shadow: ...;
>>> as far as I can tell. Am I missing something?
>> Actually, no, that's fine. But there may be cases where the unprefixed
>> property is not listed
> Why not?  And as David said, aren't those exactly the cases we want to discourage?

Because even if it is listed, it is just theoretical for years, doing nothing but taking up space until the module reaches CR, at which point the syntax or meaning of values may have changed significantly from the way they were implemented in well-established prefixed versions. 
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