[webkit-dev] Proposal: Remove Microdata support
akling at apple.com
Tue Aug 6 01:15:29 PDT 2013
Another +1 here. The complexity:usefulness ratio of this feature always seemed off to me.
On Aug 5, 2013, at 10:44 PM, Brady Eidson <beidson at apple.com> wrote:
> I see no benefit to keeping the code around right now.
> On Aug 5, 2013, at 1:16 PM, Sam Weinig <weinig at apple.com> wrote:
>> I’d like to propose removing support for the Microdata JS API (http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/microdata.html) from WebKit. The specification has not gotten much adoption from either implementors or from site authors. Additionally, its use cases can all be addressed in author scripts, and if we see it becoming popular we can always bring it back.
>> The Mac port has never enabled the feature, and Blink has recently ripped out their support.
>> (I have done the work to rip it out, but it is not up for review yet - https://webkit.org/b/119480)
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