[webkit-dev] Removing obsolete File attributes

Darin Fisher darin at google.com
Fri Feb 24 11:52:35 PST 2012

As I mentioned in the bug, it is encouraging news that Mozilla has already
removed these attributes (for a couple releases now).  I would like to see
them go away too.

There's unfortunately, the real possibility that there may be some existing
webkit-specific or chrome-specific (extensions) content out there that is
expecting these properties to exist.  I think we need to be a bit cautious
since we've included these properties in webkit for such a long time (since
2008!).  Here's the revision that added them:


On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org> wrote:

> I'd like to remove old File object properties that are superseded in
> current spec versions, and have been already removed from Firefox: <
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=79383>.
> Would any ports want to keep these under a feature flag, or to have some
> time to investigate possible consequences of the removal for port specific
> content?
> - WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov
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