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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-cascade-5] Allow authors to explicitly place unlayered styles in the cascade layer order (#6323)

From: Miriam Suzanne via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 17:44:52 +0000
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Thinking about this a bit more: every layer (including but not limited to the default/root layer) has the potential for both direct style-rules and nested sub-layers. So this feature might be useful in nested context, not only in the root/default situation:

@layer one;

@layer one {
  @layer two;

On the other hand, the root/default layer is the only place where authors might not be able to add explicit layering – for the sake of backwards compatibility. Once styles are layered, there is no harm in layering them further. So from that perspective, control is only _needed_ for fully-unlayered styles.

Is it confusing if authors can specify different defaults inside each layer context? Is it more confusing if this only works at the top level, and does not work in nested contexts?

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