[webkit-dev] Feature removal: CSS variables

Adele Peterson adele at apple.com
Sun Apr 7 18:30:18 PDT 2013

I respectively request that you let WebKit contributors continue this thread without further discussion on these points.  While these issues may be interesting to you, it is not appropriate for you to insert yourself into this discussion and expect WebKit contributors to explain themselves to you.

- Adele

On Apr 7, 2013, at 5:40 PM, Jon Rimmer <jon.rimmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 8 April 2013 00:54, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:
>> This conversation will be more productive if we base it on fact, and not commonly repeated narrative.
> A fact about an opinion is still a fact, and the opinion that Google
> were dragging the project along is real. That removing features
> instead of enabling them may bolster that opinion seems indisputable.
> You may disagree with that opinion, or simply not care about it, which
> is fine, but the rest of my argument was not predicated on it. It was
> on the use cases that make this feature important, the nuances that
> have lead to occasional developer hostility, the support from other
> browser vendors, the support from the W3C, and the likely cost of
> taking over maintenance now vs reviving it after it has rotted away in
> version history for however long.
> If I'm wrong about any of that, or wrong that Google's departure
> reduces the project's engineering strength, then I'm happy to hear
> about it.
> Jon Rimmer
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