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Re: [css-syntax] Multiple !values

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:59:47 +0100
Message-ID: <CAERejNaSoYY0Je8x_A7DtivM8bBQFdGfczva3xDTH57MCEdEww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
On 29 October 2013 13:38, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:35:36 +0100, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
> wrote:
>
>  Hi,
>>
>> At the moment, the draft defines a single boolean flag on declarations
>> for !important. Issue 3 suggest generalizing that to arbitrary values.
>>
>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-**syntax/#issue-5cca2746<http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-syntax/#issue-5cca2746>
>>
>> One possible use case that we discussed is adding type annotations to
>> Custom Properties for enabling interpolation:
>>
>>    var-foo: red !type(color);
>>
>> However, as we don’t know yet which syntax we want…
>>
>>    var-foo: red !important !type(color);
>>    var-foo: red !important type(color);
>>    var-foo: red !important, type: color;
>>
>
> I think the first one is best because it means you can add and remove
> !important or change the order without having to think about the ! being
> separate.

Yes, I agree on that. Also it makes it more obvious that the other values
are also flags.


>  I suggest closing the issue for now and deferring this to a future level
>> of Syntax, when we have a CSS feature that uses this.
>>
>
> I agree.
>
+1

Sebastian
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