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Re: W3C discussion of CSS prefixes

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Sun, 20 May 2012 22:44:46 -0400
Message-ID: <4FB9AC1E.6040105@arcanedomain.com>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
CC: "Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>, Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>

On 5/20/2012 7:04 PM, Larry Masinter wrote:
> And how to help those authors migrate from non-standard to standard once
> the standard is done*IS*  in scope.

Strong +1.

> CSS has unique features which make the extensibility/fallback story with
> prefixes more tractable (cascading, lower impact of failure), but I
> think if we can really document its extensibility story, the lessons
> might help with other areas of web & protocol evolution.

Exactly. For precisely the reasons Larry lists, CSS is a much easier space 
in which to make some progress than, e.g., XML namespaces.

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