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Re: vendor prefixes considered harmful

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2010 07:31:01 +0100
Message-ID: <4B8F53A5.7020402@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Le 03/03/10 19:27, L. David Baron a écrit :
> On Wednesday 2010-03-03 10:14 +0100, Daniel Glazman wrote:
>> I said it in the past and I maintain my opinion: the vendor prefixes
>> as we manage them in CSS don't make sense. We have
>> border-radius and border-image interoperable enough so web authors copy
>> precisely styles only changing the prefix. That gives stylesheets that
> Well, in the case of border-image, Gecko and WebKit may have
> interoperable behavior, but it no longer agrees with the spec.  So
> we have a good bit of work to do before we rename -moz-border-image
> to border-image.

But I make a strong difference between border-image and border-radius:
the latter is already used by zillions of pages, not the former...

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