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Re: css constants

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 14:58:39 -0400
Message-ID: <46D31EDF.4090304@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

L. David Baron wrote:
> On Monday 2007-08-27 12:18 -0500, Devi Web Development wrote:
>> Please forgive me if this has been discussed extensively before, but a lot
>> of people (see below) have talked about it at various points and I haven't
>> seen it in any draft; why not have an @variable or @constant that would set
>> a constant that could be used as a value?
> 
> There are many different ways constants could be used.  A proposal
> that would support all of them would be difficult to specify and
> difficult to implement.
> 
> It might help move this idea forward if somebody compiled a list of
> the major use cases for constants and their relative importance.
> (Creating additional named colors is a common one given in examples,
> but I suspect there are others.)  Knowing what the use cases are is
> needed to design such a feature properly.
> 
> A wiki page would be a good place to do this.  Do we (the CSS
> working group) have a publicly editable wiki yet?

Created
   http://csswg.inkedblade.net/ideas/constants
which should now be publicly editable.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 27 August 2007 18:58:47 GMT

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