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Re: [css-variables] Syntax of custom property declarations

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 23:21:17 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA6_nW0bnkEc4SACLKqyCkBQS8XBbhXBRTiwUccmL0w7Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 7:45 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 05/20/2013 07:52 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> I'd be fine with switching over to that as soon as Syntax is approved
>> for FPWD (hopefully at the f2f).
>
> I would prefer that Variables not depend on Syntax, as the latter is
> quite unstable imho.

Everything depends on Syntax.  It's a bedrock spec, as much if not
more so than something like Values.

And it can't be "quite unstable", because then it wouldn't be a good
definition of the syntax, which is stable.  If it changes, it does so
only in backwards-compatible ways.

~TJ
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