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RE: [css-variables] RE: CSS Variables in Last Call

From: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2013 01:11:34 +0200
Message-ID: <DUB120-W28B200CB3D25B745630932A5310@phx.gbl>
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
> Variables appear to be perfectly suited for web components styling
> (modulo the fact that, at level 1 of the spec, dealing with default
> values is a slight hassle if a variable is used multiple time). Can
> you elaborate on what you think is wrong?
> Similarly, can you elaborate on what you think is wrong with using
> custom properties for polyfilling? Again, there's a level-1
> limitation that it's annoying to *find* the elements with custom
> properties, so you currently have to iterate through the document
> looking for them, but I have plans for level 2 to make that much
> easier.
> This email and your OP have been *extremely* vague about what you
> actually have problems with, which is not useful feedback. I'd
> appreciate something concrete. :/

Ok, I promise I'll come with concrete use cases later this week. My raw notes are in Brussels but I'm pretty sure I can reconstitute most of the things I didn't like back and I still didn't like now. 		 	   		  
Received on Tuesday, 3 September 2013 23:12:01 UTC

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