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Re: [css-variables] the new ED for CSS Variables

From: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 03:24:55 +0200
Message-ID: <4F404F67.3050501@gmail.com>
To: "Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com" <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
CC: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
On 18/2/12 00:39, Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com wrote:
> I think var- prefix is MUCH more intuitive, appropriate and preferable for CSS variables than data-. Using data- prefix for CSS-variables would be both confusing for authors and harmful for ability to add possible future features like described by Brian (<div data-foo="something">  =>  div{property: data(foo);}).
Brian didn't describe a new feature, he just said that authors may 
confuse data() with something of the sort. Such a feature would be 
completely redundant, as it offers little benefit (if any) over 

Lea Verou (http://lea.verou.me | @LeaVerou)
Received on Sunday, 19 February 2012 01:25:28 UTC

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