>From early on, requestAnimationFrame articles and documentation recommended
shims/polyfills alongside the prose.
Because of this nearly every script & library using rAF detects all
prefixes and the unprefixed standard version.

More than nearly any other prefixed API I can think of, shipping unprefixed
rAF without the prefixed alias should be safe.

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 5:29 PM, James Simonsen <simon...@chromium.org>wrote:

> I've posted a patch to remove the "webkit" prefix from
> requestAnimationFrame. [1] The question is whether or not to continue to
> support the prefixed version. I propose dropping it for the following
> reasons:
>
> 1. We're changing the callback semantics to match the spec. [2]
>
> 2. IE10 is shipping with this unprefixed. [3]
>
> 3. Toolkits already use the unprefixed version. [4]
>
> 4. The advice on the internet recommends everyone use the polyfill
> technique. [5]
>
> I'm curious what everyone else thinks.
>
> James
>
> [1] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=99116
> [2] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=66683
> [3] http://caniuse.com/#feat=requestanimationframe
> [4] https://gist.github.com/1579671
> [5]
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/DOM/window.requestAnimationFrame
>
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