[webkit-dev] PSA: removing CSS3_FLEXBOX define

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen kenneth.christiansen at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 02:42:13 PDT 2012

Nice, congratulations on getting this far! A lot of web developers are
going to find flexbox extremely useful, and we should also not forget
that it is even supported by IE10 (though prefixed with -ms-) now, so
it will be good that people can also use it on WebKit based browsers


On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 3:47 AM, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:
> Next week we plan to remove the CSS3_FLEXBOX define again. We had added it
> back in because the spec was about to change a lot (mostly renaming). At
> this point the spec is stable and has been approved to go to CR.
> Also, our implementation has been fuzz-tested for crashes/memory errors.
> I'm fairly confident in the code and API stability at this point. Is there
> any port that doesn't want this enabled? If not, we'll remove the define.
> Sometime in the next couple months we also plan to check our compatibility
> with other implementations (if there are any shipping by that time) and
> remove the vendor prefix.
> Ojan
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Kenneth Rohde Christiansen
Senior Engineer, WebKit, Qt, EFL
Phone  +45 4093 0598 / E-mail kenneth at webkit.org


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