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

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:44:08 -0700
To: Chris Eppstein <chris@eppsteins.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120613234408.GA3076@crum.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2012-06-13 16:17 -0700, Chris Eppstein wrote:
> If it really is a property then make it a property with a -user- prefix and
> then make all properties accessible for read.

That would make declarations of all CSS properties consume more
memory and take more time to parse, since we'd have to store a token
stream in addition to the other parsing that needs to happen.


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