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Re: [css-variables] Using $foo as the syntax for variables

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 08:19:08 -0400
Message-ID: <CADC=+jeSDYJ3rPjt_R44rBeBcRO+vhVum3sJv4nCu4NKO1UzZw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Camenisch <jonathan@camenischcreative.com>
Cc: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, www-style@w3.org
Yes and numerous expression languages not listed on wikipedia which are
used in Web development all the time.
On May 25, 2012 8:16 AM, "Jonathan Camenisch" <
jonathan@camenischcreative.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 3:58 AM, François REMY
> <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr> wrote:
> >
> > It's easier to get voices to acclaim a change than to keep things the
> same. Personnaly, I dislike the proposal to use the dollar sign for
> variables. This is a PHP-only convention, and one of the reason I dislike
> coding in PHP. I know many people who dislike to use $ for variables.
> Beside the fact some poeple don't like it, this doesn't follow the
> established CSS conventions.
> Don't forget the many shell scripting languages that use it for
> variables. More particular uses (certain kinds of variables) are also
> in Perl, Ruby, and some other languages (Remember BASIC?).
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dollar_sign
Received on Friday, 25 May 2012 12:19:46 UTC

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