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Re: [community-group] [RFC] Format specification (#1)

From: Miriam Suzanne via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 23:24:58 +0000
To: public-design-tokens-log@w3.org
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File format & typing both raise questions for me about how aware the format needs to be. I find many of the common tools frustrating because they use formats like JSON or YAML that have no concept of actual design data-types (lengths, colors, etc), so everything is considered a string.

That may be a tooling issue, but also may be worth thinking about… If it's worth having a typed format, is it worth ensuring that format includes design-specific types?

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