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Re: at-rules irregularities was (Re: CSS Mixins proposal)

From: Shane Stephens <shans@google.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 23:03:01 +1100
Message-ID: <AANLkTin_1qh+rpGgVtrUrKbO7_oPHN7L0p9SBxZH9hLc@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Nathan Weizenbaum <nweiz@google.com>, Chris Eppstein <chris@eppsteins.net>
> Shane,
> I do not know server-side scripting. I do not know jQuery. What I do know
> is CSS. What I need to know is what is exposed to a CSS parser in a
> rendering engine. This is all I need to know. So my question is, what is
> exposed to the CSS parser?

SASS is a CSS parser.  I'm sorry if I didn't make this clear.

>  It's pointless running around in circles and it doesn't help when CSS
>>> syntax is being develop via WebKit Bugzilla.
>>> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56727
>>>  You'll note that Dave Hyatt and I have both agreed on that very bug that
>> we
>> should wait until the CSS WG concludes their discussion before landing any
>> code.  Think of that patch more as a proof-of-concept that demonstrates
>> the
>> amount of effort required to implement the feature and allows people to
>> play
>> around with the idea if they're keen.
>> Cheers,
>>     -Shane Stephens
> This OK with the above but can we please drop this notion that this is
> something for the CSS WG to conclude. If you have noted what messages appear
> on this list, you will have notice that not all people who contribute on the
> list or who contribute to CSS are in the CSS WG.
> I will quote what David say on that bug:
>  | I think this needs discussion on www-style first
>  | before we commit anything.
> www-style is not the CSS WG.

My bad, and you are correct.  Dave and I agreed to wait for the conclusion
of the discussion on www-style.

    -Shane Stephens
Received on Thursday, 24 March 2011 12:03:31 UTC

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