[webkit-dev] Removing the prefix from webkitPostMessage

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Wed Sep 12 17:34:10 PDT 2012

On Sep 12, 2012, at 5:10 PM, Adam Barth <abarth at webkit.org> wrote:

> I've posted a patch to delete webkitPostMessage in favor of the
> identically behaving, unprefixed postMessage:
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=96577
> We've discussed this topic previously in
> <http://lists.webkit.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2012-April/020237.html>.
> In that thread, I was asked to follow the instructions in
> <https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/DeprecatingFeatures>, but those
> instructions are too hard.

Really? I thought it was pretty easy for Chrome to gather "usage statistics in the wild (either by instrumenting the browser or any other means)" using what people call the "histogram" mechanism. Is it now a lot harder?


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