W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > May 2010

Re: Selectors, vendor prefixes (again...) and IE9 and Opera and WebKit

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 10:48:55 -0700
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Fran├žois REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Message-ID: <20100514174855.GA21298@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Friday 2010-05-14 19:27 +0200, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> Without that, we won't be able to move on and if we (hear the
> WG) can't make a decision here, the rule is simple: vendor
> prefix mandatory.

I don't think it's that simple.

First, I don't think one of the co-chairs of the working group has
the power to revoke, by himself, a Call for Implementations issued
by the WG / the W3C.

Second, I think that unless the working group has a better system
for moving things to call-for-implementations faster (i.e., with a
lighter weight process), browsers are going to be under a lot of
pressure to ignore the working group and drop prefixes when things
are reasonably interoperable.


L. David Baron                                 http://dbaron.org/
Mozilla Corporation                       http://www.mozilla.com/
Received on Friday, 14 May 2010 17:49:25 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 25 March 2022 10:07:46 UTC