[webkit-dev] Followup to the WML discussion

Luke Macpherson macpherson at chromium.org
Tue Jul 12 16:42:46 PDT 2011

As a follow-up to this question, should Webkit support WCSS now that
WML has been removed?

There has been a patch sitting around for a while waiting to do this here:

On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 6:22 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:
> Hi webkit-dev,
> To make progress on the question of whether to remove support for WML,
> I sent an informal poll the the WebKit reviewers mailing list.  (In
> the interests of transparency, I've included the full text of the
> email below.)  The poll contained a single question:
> 1. Should WebKit support WML?
> A) Yes, WebKit should continue to support WML behind ENABLE(WML)
> B) No, WebKit should remove support for WML
> 17 reviewers responded to the poll, and all 17 chose option (B).
> This poll is not a binding vote in any way, but, based on this
> information, I recommend that we remove support for WML.
> Thanks,
> Adam
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org>
> Date: Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:58 PM
> Subject: Poll about removing WML
> To: webkit-reviewers
> Hi webkit-reviewers,
> There's been some discussion on webkit-dev recently about whether we
> should remove support for WML.  To get a sense for how the project
> leadership feels about removing support for WML, I've created a simple
> one-question poll:
> http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/xxxxxxx
> If you have an opinion about whether WebKit should support WML, please
> take a minute to fill out the poll.  (If you don't have an opinion,
> please feel free to ignore the poll.)
> This poll is not a binding vote in any way.  I'd just like to
> informally gather some data on how folks who are deeply involved with
> the project feel about this feature.
> I'll send out the results of the poll to webkit-dev on Sunday morning
> (in advance of the WebKit meeting).
> Thanks everyone,
> Adam
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