[whatwg] [html5] r5307 - [giow] (0) use vendor--feature instead of _vendor-feature since Apple engineers [...]

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Mon Aug 16 21:32:33 PDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 4:05 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> Hmm, good point. Any other suggestions?

Mozilla has already added a number of extensions using just a "moz" prefix
... e.g. mozInnerScreenX, mozPaintCount, mozRequestAnimationFrame.

Webkit has added extensions using a "webkit" prefx ... e.g.

In theory I guess that pattern could conflict with new features. But in
practice it doesn't seem likely unless new engines enter the market and
choose prefixes poorly. (I.e., don't choose a prefix that matches an English
verb or noun.)

"Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for
they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures
every day to see if what Paul said was true." [Acts 17:11]
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