a) The community didn’t have to pay b) Community contributions to browser engines are a great thing, as they are public commons c) Large orgs that maintain browser engines are not always structured to answer every community need, and contribution fill in that gap
January 22nd, 2022
I concur 100%.
But the precedent wasn’t set by Agalia and Apple. The precedent was set when the development community had to pay money so @YoavWeiss, who was independent, could implement the
picture element in Blink.
d) I think that Alex is complaining about Apple’s structure and funding not being sufficient to support accessibility features (or at least this particular one), not about community contributions in general
All those points apply to
:focus-visible. And yet it’s “sad that Apple needs to pass the hat.” Chromium and Webkit are sharing the same glass house when it comes to passing the hat. I’d be wary of stone-throwing. adactio.com/notes/18779