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Re: Vendor Prefixes and Generic Prefixes: who shall use which when and why?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2012 14:35:44 -0500
Message-ID: <4F317D10.4070201@mit.edu>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 2/7/12 2:29 PM, Dean Jackson wrote:
> I'm not sure if you're suggesting that Apple intentionally held up
> the standards process to get an advantage over other implementors, or
> that simply it would theoretically be possible (and perhaps advantageous)
> to do so (and in your non-hypothetical world, it happened whether intentional
> or not).

The latter.  As far as I can tell it was simply a matter of Apple having 
no particular incentive to push the spec forward, and hence not doing 
it.  I certainly don't think there was malice involved; I'm sorry that 
wasn't clear.

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