chuck at jumis.com
Fri Feb 11 14:20:23 PST 2011
On 2/10/2011 12:09 PM, whatwg-request at lists.whatwg.org wrote:
> Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:43:11 -0500
> From: Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky at MIT.EDU>
> To: Adam Barth<w3c at adambarth.com>
> On 2/10/11 1:38 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
>> > The connection is that these features are unlikely to get implemented
>> > in WebKit anytime soon. To the extent that we want the spec to
>> > reflect interoperable behavior across browsers, speccing things that
>> > aren't (and aren't likely to become) interoperable is a net loss.
> That's fine; I just think that if you mean "Don't specify this because
> we don't want to implement it and will refuse to do so" you should just
> say that instead of making it sound like there are unspecified security
> issues with the proposal.
It's more often your group that makes a stand with merit-less refusals.
See devicePixelRatio and CSS scrollbar styling for an example of that.
So, sure, I can see why you'd assume other groups would do the same.
Would you be willing to dig up the bug report on webkit that documented
I did a little bit of poking around, but didn't find it.
I agree that data-uris are much easier/preferable, but I'd still like to
see where the conversation went
on the webkit dev list and/or bug list.
More information about the whatwg