If you're going to be snotty, at least make sure you have taken the time to fully understand what the other party wrote. And don't put words in the other party's mouth.
Your statement and mine are wholly unrelated and no part of my statement is untrue.
I was talking about the Khronos ES WG, of which I am a member. The reluctance is real. I don't know how this extension slipped through.The Khronos ES WG had no such compunction, and that's not what OES means for WebGL anyway.
"Standard feature" here means a standard feature of OpenGL ES, i.e. available in all implementations.