[webkit-dev] Deprecating JS interface

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Sun Feb 17 14:47:43 PST 2013

On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 7:26 AM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze at adobe.com> wrote:

> Then we should face it. Prefixed content for CSS gradients, animation,
> transition, transforms, CSS Image functions, masking and a lot more will
> not go away. This basically means we will need to support them for an
> undetermined period of time, possibly for the projects lifetime. This will
> be the same for every popular prefixed feature that we introduce in the
> future.
> If we are honest about this we may can prevent future content to be a
> burden on maintenance and use similar concepts as Mozilla does with runtime
> flags on unprefixed features.

This is why we need to be extremely careful when introducing new features.

- R. Niwa
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