[webkit-dev] WebKit branch to support multiple VMs (e.g., Dart)

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Mon Dec 5 19:11:52 PST 2011

On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 7:01 PM, Oliver Hunt <oliver at apple.com> wrote:
> As the 90s demonstrated such "features" are bad for developers, and bad
> for the open web.  This may not be apparent to people who have not spent
> years working in the environment but random additions frequently cause
> significant pain down the road, even in the cases where the overall result
> was a "good" thing -- such as canvas - for the subsequent standardisation
> caused us quite a bit of compatibility problems, even though it was a very
> compact and contained api.

I can't agree more.

On the other hand, I feel bad to push back people from doing new
experiments especially on branches. Do you have an alternative suggestion
for Vijay and others to do (potentially) controversial experiments?

- Ryosuke
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