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Re: WebKit now supports CSS Variables

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 23:38:21 -0500
To: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <1E2A3667-EADB-4C30-A47A-6A0616961FE3@apple.com>

On Jun 24, 2008, at 11:27 PM, Brad Kemper wrote:

> When this more limited version was published on disruptive- 
> innovations.com, I was disappointed that it only dealt with  
> singleton values for properties, and that it required a var()  
> functional notation.  I really feel that an inferior syntax was  
> chosen by Apple, simply because the spec was more fleshed out and  
> detailed. Whoever writes detailed specs sees their choices  
> implemented, regardless of discussions of better syntaxes on the list.

>

Nothing has even remotely been finalized about this spec, so I think  
your attitude is unnecessarily defeatist.  I am not averse to the idea  
of reusable property/value clusters.  In fact I kind of like it.  I  
had never read your proposal until you linked it in this thread.

dave
(hyatt@apple.com)
Received on Wednesday, 25 June 2008 04:39:04 GMT

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