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Re: WebKit now supports CSS Variables

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 14:50:24 +0200
Message-ID: <486A2810.9050908@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Andrey Mikhalev <amikhal@abisoft.spb.ru>
Cc: Dave Singer <singer@apple.com>, Francois Remy <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, Simetrical <simetrical@gmail.com>, Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>, Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>

Andrey Mikhalev wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Jun 2008, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> 
>>
>> Dave Singer wrote:
>>
>>> I was just reacting the odd-ness of declaring a constant twice (or 
>>> more) with different values.
>>
>> It's brand new. It's called "Variable constants". Patent's pending ;-)
> 
> It's called "macro definition", about 50 years old.

Exactly, and that's PRECISELY what we want to avoid. We're not doing
macros, that can used anywhere, here.

</Daniel>
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