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Re: [csswg-drafts] css expression inheritance

From: Oriol Brufau via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2018 12:02:36 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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I think it's a bit confusing that some things like `var()` and `inherit` are resolved in the element which has the declaration, but other things like `em` units are resolved on the element that uses the variable.

Maybe add a `token` or `raw` functional notation that accepts a sequence of tokens and represents them literally, without allowing them to be substituted, and without adding variables into the dependency graph. Like `--prop: token(inherit)` or `--prop: token(var(--foo))`. Then `var(--prop)` would remove the `token()` and resolve what's inside it.

Would this make sense, syntactically?

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