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RE: New W3C Note about suggested CSS extensions

From: Jelks Cabaniss <jelks@jelks.nu>
Date: Sat, 26 Dec 1998 21:09:30 -0500
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: <bert@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NBBBICMNIPCICMKJECCBIENDCHAA.jelks@jelks.nu>
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Thanks.  Just submitted.

I have a question concerning #28, Symbolic Constants:

> If the same value appears in multiple places, such as all 
> headings getting the same color, you can use rule grouping:
> 
> H1, H2, H3 {color: #faa}
> Some people find it more convenient to use grouping for other
> purposes, and use a symbolic constant instead. E.g.:
> 
> @define orange = #faa;
> 
> H1 {color: orange}
> H2 {color: orange}
> H3 {color: orange}

Why would using @define preclude grouping?  Why couldn't you say:

	@define orange = #faa;
	...
	H1, H2, H3 {color: orange};

/Jelks
Received on Saturday, 26 December 1998 21:09:37 GMT

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