[webkit-dev] Removing deprecatedFrameEncoding

Geoffrey Garen ggaren at apple.com
Thu Jan 19 13:38:23 PST 2012

>> We don't typically add #ifdefs to cross-platform WebKit code solely to make different choices about web standards and web compatibility in different ports. (Have we ever done that before?) It strikes me as destructive to WebKit and the web to start doing so now. I'm strongly opposed to this option.
> Really?

Yes, really.

>   https://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2012-January/019105.html

The URL you pasted shows Jon removing a feature that isn't used by the web (not analogous to this situation), after no objection (not analogous to this situation), and proposing removing it for the whole project on the same grounds (consistent with the goals I've stated).


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