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Re: [css-variables] CSS Variables are a NEW kind of variable

From: Divya Manian <manian@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 08:21:38 -0700
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CBECDA2F.25A5%manian@adobe.com>
On 5/30/12 7:04 PM, "Sylvain Galineau" <sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
>Not to prove that everyone's preference is someone else's ugly but I can't
>stand the x-convention. If we're going to have a prefix why not make it
>readable. For instance:
>	:root { define-link-color: blue }
>	a { color: $link-color }
>...is imo a reasonable balance: terse at the point of use and very
>explicit at 
>the point of declaration since there should be many of the former for
>each of 
>the latter.

We cant have two different 'prefix'es. It is just one to refer to a
variable. The very idea of mixing up a function with a name('define') is
completely confusing. 
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2012 15:22:27 UTC

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