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Re: author-defined color aliases

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 07:34:22 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200306160634.h5G6YMJ00524@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

> While it is probably too late for CSS3 Color Module consideration, I 
> believe that author-definable color aliases would be useful.  CSS can 

This is a special case of the more general parameterization case
discussed a few weeks ago.  One of the problems is that it is likely to
invovle non-intuitive interactions with cascading rules.

To be consistent with the current rules for resolving conflicts between
definitions, conflicting macros would have to be resolved globally before
they were substituted into the right hand side of the rules.  This would
result in, for instance, only one of two conflicting definitions in 
separated included sheets being used, whereas the author might expect the
one in the current sheet to be used.
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