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

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 18:23:43 +0000
To: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F0178290A359558@TK5EX14MBXC262.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

[François REMY:] 
> > The very idea of mixing up a function with a name ('define') is
> > completely confusing.
> +1, BTW.
All right, just so I understand what was being talked about. What part
of the following included/'mixed up' a "function"? 

	:root { define-link-color: blue }
	a { color: $link-color }

I see a user-defined property set to a value. And a delimiter to dereference/use 
that user-defined property. We're clearly not talking about the CSS function 
syntax since there is no such thing here so what are we referring to?
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2012 18:24:32 UTC

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