From:  Benjamin Smedberg <benjamin@smedbergs.us>
Date:  04 Jan 2006 10:31:54 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/netscape.public.mozilla.builds
Subject:  

Re: 1.9 trunk / 1.8 branch, or Firefox 2 / 3, tree management plan

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Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Benjamin Smedberg wrote:
>  > History and bookmarks are different in this case: history is called by
>  > gecko and therefore requires intense cooperation between gecko and the
>  > embedder, while bookmarks doesn't.
> 
> Except that with Places bookmark UI design decisions are affecting the 
> proposed history APIs, as far as I can tell.  So I stand by my point.

It is silly to expect that the UI design would not affect the APIs... what 
exactly do you expect to be done differently? Trying to design "universal 
APIs" to anticipate every future need does not seem reasonable or cost 
effective.

--BDS