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Re: [css-variables] Custom properties using the 'var' prefix? (Issue 1, !important)

From: Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu <kanghaol@oupeng.com>
Date: Sun, 09 Sep 2012 20:30:30 +0800
Message-ID: <504C8BE6.5060409@oupeng.com>
To: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
CC: Fran├žois REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
(12/09/07 21:23), Brian Kardell wrote:
> On Sep 7, 2012 8:24 AM, "Fran├žois REMY" <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr> wrote:
> ....[snip] because the point is that we almost all agree, except Tab, that
> it should not be using the 'var' prefix because custom properties are not
> variables.
> You agree, I agree, several people we have talked to, comments on twitter
> and blog and our own poll agree on that point.  

Mind sharing a link to your poll?

> Tab says he has contrary data once the verbiage itself is changed and
> things are explained as custom properties.  I think that unlike most
> things, it is very possible to create a way to neutrally assess which
> of those is more accurate.  Might as well add a few options and just
> see what people find intuitve.  I seriously don't see the harm and it
> would end the debate about who is speaking for who, which is
> otherwise bound to go nowhere.

Yes, very true. So... why don't you go ahead and create a poll? I just
can't imagine anyone but you guys to start one. I don't believe the
working group would be able to represent all Web authors in general.
However, I am sorry but I have to say that I don't care about this issue
to the point that I'll create a poll myself...

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