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Re: CSS Variables Draft Proposal

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 08:34:54 +0800
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C2255B01-613D-450D-B6F1-4113E2BFB005@apple.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Feb 17, 2011, at 8:31 , Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

>> 
>> I am not sure what the scoping rule would be to enable what you give [above], and at the same time avoid unintended clashes/redefinitions.
> 
> The idea is that there *isn't* such a scoping rule.  We'll just solve
> the clash problem with a separate mechanism.


I understand that the original proposal was that all variables are global.  But then what is the ... 'separate mechanism' to avoid unintended clashes between stylesheets?

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Thursday, 17 February 2011 00:36:01 GMT

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