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Re: [css-variables] the new ED for CSS Variables

From: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 12:38:38 +0100
Message-ID: <903BCE6E385540D995776AD1BE828DD8@FREMYD2>
To: "CSS 3 W3C Group" <www-style@w3.org>
A preprocessor only need to be ran one time per file version. CSS stylesheet 
won't change each time a client connect. At least, they should not.

The true reason is that CSS Variables may vary on the client (based on 
script, alternate stylesheets, usestylesheets...) and in function of the 
location in the document, things that a preprocessor can't handle.

-----Message d'origine----- 
From: Daniel Glazman
Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2012 12:22 PM
To: www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: [css-variables] the new ED for CSS Variables

Le 18/02/12 01:16, Brian Kardell a écrit :

> Rather than worry about dramatic changes to CSS to support things that
> actually ARE handled really well by a preprocessor already, why not just
> keep it as a preprocessor?  I think its an easier case to make, even to

For at least one good reason: moving the burden to the CLIENT decreases
the burden on the SERVER...

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