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Re: [css-variables] Comments on WD-css-variables-20130312

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2013 17:35:17 -0700
Message-ID: <515A27C5.7000709@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 03/29/2013 04:30 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 5:03 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
>>
>> In section 2
>>
>>    A custom property is any property whose name is composed of "var-"
>>    followed by an <ident> [CSS3VAL] Custom properties are solely for
>>    use by authors and users; CSS will never give them a meaning beyond
>>    what is presented here.
>>
>> There is a full-stop missing after "[CSS3VAL]". The referenced version
>> of "CSS Values and Units Module Level 3" does not actually explain the
>> `<ident>` symbol.
>
> Hm, that's a mistake on our part.  Too bad we *just* published a new
> CR. ^_^  I'll just refer to "identifier" instead.

You actually wouldn't want <ident> from css3-values. You'd want
   http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/syndata.html#value-def-identifier
but Simon's point also stands. :)

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 2 April 2013 00:35:52 UTC

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