On Feb 15, 2013, at 3:51 AM, Ian Fette (イアンフェッティ) <ife...@google.com> wrote:

> Anne,
> 
> Both Chrome and Safari support the ping attribute. I am not sure about IE, I 
> believe Firefox has it disabled by default. FWIW I wouldn't consider this a 
> huge failure, if anything I'd expect over time people to use ping where it's 
> supported and fallback where it's not, resulting in the same privacy tradeoff 
> for users of all browsers but better performance for some browsers than 
> others, which will eventually lead to a predictable outcome...

Are there any websites that use it, at least in the browsers that support it? 
Relative lack of web developer adoption so far makes it seem like a bad bet to 
make more features that do the same thing, unless we're confident that we know 
what was wrong with <a ping> in the first place.

 - Maciej



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