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Re: [css-variables][naming] Renaming 'var'

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 22:35:20 -0400
Message-ID: <1366079720.452.89.camel@slave.barefootcomputing.com>
To: Adam Prescott <adam@aprescott.com>
Cc: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
On Sun, 2013-04-14 at 16:52 +0100, Adam Prescott wrote:
> On 14 April 2013 16:42, Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com> wrote:
> > There is no proposal to change functionality though, just rename -so they
> > don't differ at all
> Right. But syntax hints at semantics, and the syntax was clearly
> picked to represent semantics that are subtly different from notions
> of setters and getters, and maybe an example would help clear that up.

At the risk of annoying Tab again (sorry)... might names like my- or
user- or private- emphasize the user-defined/custom aspect over the
mechanism by which they are retrieved?

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