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Re: CSS Variables

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 18:04:42 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTik+V=MdC_zp=8jwx-f0j3D0bAj8gNNyg3rPwKRN@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 10:59 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
> In fact, Hyatt actually implemented CSS variables at one point, starting here:
> http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/34666
> And more commits here, including eventual disabling, due to lack of consensus in the CSS WG:
> http://trac.webkit.org/search?q=%22css+variables%22&noquickjump=1&changeset=on
> You may want to look at his original code and consider using it before implementing this from scratch.

Yup, we're definitely aware of Hyatt's existing work.  (He even chimed
in on the thread earlier.)  Luke Macpherson (the guy on our team doing
the variables work right now) isn't using Hyatt's work directly, but
did study it for inspiration.

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