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Re: [css-variables] status ?

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 10:03:26 -0700
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120525170326.GA4009@crum.dbaron.org>
On Friday 2012-05-25 09:31 -0700, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> 4. Tighten the syntax of variables.  This should be pretty
> non-controversial, as the current definition is way to underdefined.
> This is easy to do - basically it'll just be a space, comma, or
> slash-separated list of "[ <number> | <dimension> | <string> |
> <function> ... ]".  Very permissive, but still disallows weird things
> like unbalanced parens and such.  The WebKit impl already uses this
> slightly restricted grammar (we basically parse it as a "term+", from
> the Appendix G grammar).

I'm concerned about this change (and, in particular, I'm concerned
about it leading to something that's engine-specific rather than
implementable across engines), but I'd like to see details of what
you're proposing before commenting further.

-David

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