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

From: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 17:51:30 +0200
Message-ID: <2868D601D97342DEBD1D907809122779@FREMYD2>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
> The very idea of mixing up a function with a name ('define') is
> completely confusing.

+1, BTW.

> To me the discussion about how CSS variables look like
> syntactically is out of the scope of this thread. There are other
> threads related to that.

Indeed, I would like this thread to be closed given that an agreement has 
been reached on his initial subject (the philosophy behind the 
[css-variables] proposal), and that the ongoing discussion seems to have 
shifted again to the variable syntax. The final syntax will be subject to 
vote in a future CSS WG telcon and Tab already collected enough feedback and 
proposals to craft a good optionset to present to the WG members (no-op, 
$foo, x-foo, ...) with pros and cons. As multiple WG members followed the 
CSS variable threads, I don't think we have to worry about repeating our 
arguments anymore.

That being said, if there are still people having remarks about the syntax 
(nothing wrong with it), I would like to ask them to do so in another, more 
appropriate thread.

Thanks a lot,
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2012 15:52:01 UTC

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