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Re: WebKit now supports CSS Variables

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 17:57:24 -0500
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <8067FACD-2505-4521-8F90-79FC8216B0E1@apple.com>

On Jun 24, 2008, at 5:44 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:

> Particular mileage may vary of course. The only thing that is known:  
> current CSS uses enumeration attributes that require 2-5bits for  
> storage.
> Handling is trivial as with any other enumerations. CSS Varaibles  
> simply require storage to be increased at least
> to the size of pointer (32bits usually) plus additional handling of  
> linked lists with all goodies like cache misses, etc.

I don't understand what you mean.  2-5 bits to store what?  I can't  
really tell what you're talking about here.

Received on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 22:58:06 UTC

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