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Re: [css-variables] Maintain link between var declaration and use

From: Chris Eppstein <chris@eppsteins.net>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 05:43:19 -0700
Message-Id: <FCD27CC2-8D15-426A-A8EA-8967983EB2CA@eppsteins.net>
Cc: Christoph P├Ąper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

> That gains us nothing, though.  I see no good reason to switch away
> from dashes unless we're going full-on to something that looks like a
> function.

Just use $ as a sigil. Function notation is such a bad idea. We don't need the ability to prefix variables, we don't need the extra keystrokes, we don't need the faux parser compatibility.

Follow Sass's lead on this, we got it right.

Received on Monday, 21 May 2012 12:44:19 UTC

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