[webkit-dev] More feature flags for input types (Re: New Feature Flag Proposal: INPUT_COLOR)

TAMURA, Kent tkent at chromium.org
Tue Oct 4 06:58:55 PDT 2011

Filed a bug: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68971

On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 11:03, TAMURA, Kent <tkent at chromium.org> wrote:

> > But is there any grouping we can do? Does each need a separate feature
> flag?

> I think separated feature flags are better.

> Suppose that all types are in ENABLE_INCOMPLETE_INPUT_TYPES and we finish
> to implement UI of one input type:
> * We can't enable ENABLE_INCOMPLETE_INPUT_TYPES because other types are  
> not
> ready.
> * If the UI requires port-specific code, we can't move the input type out
> of ENABLE_INCOMPLETE_INPUT_TYPES flag for a port which already has the
> port-specific code because other ports are not ready.
> * Even if the UI is implemented by shadow DOM and requires no  
> port-specific
> code, mobile ports might need another implementation and might want to
> disable the shadow DOM implementation.

> If we introduce separated features flags, we won't have such issues.

> On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 03:05, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:

>> On Aug 4, 2011, at 6:40 PM, TAMURA, Kent wrote:

>> > Like INPUT_COLOR, I'd like to introduce feature flags for date,
>> datetime, datetime-local, month, time, and week types.
>> > * We're going to implement dedicated UIs for them, and will want to
>> disable it temporarily.
>> > * Their current implementations are insufficient and one might not want
>> to ship them in browsers, but they were already shipped in some browsers.

>> These are both good reasons to have a feature flag and I think it’s
>> critical we do that. But is there any grouping we can do? Does each need  
>> a
>> separate feature flag?

>>     -- Darin

> --
> Software Engineer, Google

Software Engineer, Google

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