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Re: [css-variables] CSS Variables are a NEW kind of variable

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:31:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAVtTS-1kcT0rxcLf1RZBNbyvD8E+mcAHHPKC+yHEeX9g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Divya Manian <manian@adobe.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 1:25 PM, Divya Manian <manian@adobe.com> wrote:
> Sorry to flog this dead horse again.
>
> But there has been no satisfactory answer to why variables are still being
> defined as a 'property' instead of having a new definition.

Because the things that define variables *are* properties.  There's no
difference, in any way, from a normal property.  Trying to distinguish
them syntactically would just be overly verbose and would hide the
fact that they're just normal properties.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2012 20:32:08 GMT

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