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Re: Unprefixing CSS properties

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 11:36:05 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLbWm9z8tb-0SPS+q1BTDyeTOvVQBTDW-mVcu_FaGN=mzg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> With all due respect, Alex's viewpoint is colored by the fact that most of
> his experience seems to be centered around a UA that, whether accidentally
> or on purpose, is actively using vendor prefixes to encourage UA lock-in
> and lack of interoperability.  Which means that the harm those practices
> cause to the web, to users, and to other UAs is less visible to him.

For example, he wrote “What front-ender in 2011 doesn’t test on at least
two browsers?”. He seems to be unaware that most developers of mobile Web
sites are only testing on Webkit. Which is understandable, since that isn't
a problem for Google.

"If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not
in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us
our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. If we claim we have not
sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word is not in us." [1 John
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