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GeneralRe: Browser vendors win war with W3C over HTML and DOM standards Pin
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GeneralRe: Browser vendors win war with W3C over HTML and DOM standards Pin
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GeneralRe: Browser vendors win war with W3C over HTML and DOM standards Pin
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GeneralRe: Browser vendors win war with W3C over HTML and DOM standards Pin
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GeneralRe: Browser vendors win war with W3C over HTML and DOM standards Pin
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GeneralRe: Browser vendors win war with W3C over HTML and DOM standards Pin
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GeneralRe: Browser vendors win war with W3C over HTML and DOM standards Pin
Chris Maunder29-May-19 6:19
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GeneralRe: Browser vendors win war with W3C over HTML and DOM standards Pin
Chris Maunder29-May-19 6:25
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A token gesture acknowledging their redundancy. Good.

Standards should have been set before they were implemented. Or, at the very least, before they'd been implemented so long ago that every modern browser manufacturer had implemented them and every web developer used new features as par for the course and everyone was already onto v.Next.

The W3C didn't have to come up with the plans. They didn't have to exhaustively test them (500M websites were well on the way to already doing that). They just had to act as a central repository for the standards, and if they rev'd those standards monthly then it still would have been better than being years behind.

And yet even with all of this they were entirely ornamental because there were no consequences to not following the published standards. Quite the opposite: there were consequences to sticking to the standards and that consequence was losing market share to other browsers that made life nicer.
cheers
Chris Maunder

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