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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-variables] shortening `prop: var(--x);` to `prop: --x;` (#2111)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 21:29:41 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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Yeah, since CSS intentionally adopted the `--` prefix as a generic way to indicate an author-defined term when there is the potential for collision with CSS-defined keywords, this is definitely not possible.

(@color-profile is the first place this is explicitly used.)

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