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Re: [css-variables] How to spec the OM for vars?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2012 11:47:41 -0400
Message-ID: <5046229D.9010600@mit.edu>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 9/4/12 11:44 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Are you thinking we should maybe
> avoid it because people won't catch the error, and thus their pages
> will break in IE8?

Yes.  Though I guess they'll be kinda broken there anyway if they're 
using CSS variables....  But then it starts to depend on whether the CSS 
variables are being used for progressive enhancement kind of things or 
basic functionality.

> I don't see why "this page breaks in an older
> (possibly unmaintained?) browser" would have any force for you, a
> Firefox dev. ^_^

Because I care about users, not just Firefox?  ;)

Received on Tuesday, 4 September 2012 15:48:12 UTC

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