[webkit-dev] Use of -webkit- prefix on CSS Values and Properties

Peter Beverloo peter at chromium.org
Sun Mar 27 09:16:57 PDT 2011

On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 18:07, Eric Seidel <eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> Do we have any guidelines as to when we use -webkit- for new properties vs not?
> For example, when implementing CSS3 properties (like we are this week
> for the BiDi sprint):
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=57181
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=50951
> It's unclear to me whether -webkit- is required (or even desired) in
> these cases.
> It would be useful to have more general guidance (in a public place) as well.
> -eric
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There was some discussion about this a while ago on www-style[1],
based on which Tantek Çelik sketched the following proposal:

The proposal concludes that the right time would be after the spec
reaches Candidate Recommendation-status, albeit with certain

While this doesn't necessarily apply to WebKit, it should be kept in mind.


[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Mar/0007.html

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