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Re: Public releases prefixes off-by-default (was RE: Unprefixing CSS properties)

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 14:53:55 +1300
Message-ID: <4EC5BAB3.9090905@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 11/18/11 10:37 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
> An armed rebellion from Web authors if that ever happened. In spite of all the protests about prefixing, we'd all rather have that mess than to not have the features at all. Otherwise, we wouldn't bother using them until the prefix was dropped. Authors DO use the prefixed properties and values. They squawk, but use them all the same.

In practice, they use them in ways that hurt minority browsers and hurt 
the web.  That's too bad, but it's the way things are.

For what it's worth, we (Mozilla) are also considering only shipping 
prefixed properties in non-final releases.

Received on Friday, 18 November 2011 01:54:41 UTC

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