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Re: [css-variables] references to "component value"

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 09:11:46 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBFH2Cv8kx6vyMvr5LksqWdnQUkrSRa6KfOC=yJ3yP_Yw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 11:02 PM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> There are two references to the term "component value" that have
> crept back in to the css-variables editor's draft since the last
> working draft.  I thought we'd agreed (multiple times, I think) that
> this wasn't the approach we were taking.  Instead, we are using
> token stream substitution, because it is possible to describe in a
> way that can lead to interoperable implementations without
> all-but-one of the implementations having to rewrite.
>
> In particular, I'd suggest replacing:
>   # A variable can be used in place of any component value in any
>   # property on an element.
> with:
>   # A variable can be used in place of any part of a value in any
>   # property on an element.
>
> and replacing:
>   # Similarly, you can't build up a single component value where
>   # part of it is provided by a variable:
> with:
>   # Similarly, you can't build up a single token where part of it is
>   # provided by a variable:

Sorry, force of habit.  These are good changes.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 7 December 2012 17:12:34 GMT

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