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Re: [css-variables][css-conditional] variable declarations and references in @supports conditions

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2013 09:26:29 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB8F-OWH47sLHSnJ8q4-o8RSYA+Q5tGdiZteWiY6m9_uw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 2:15 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
> Le 25/08/2013 21:36, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
>> On Sun, Aug 25, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
>>> Le 25/08/2013 08:01, Cameron McCormack a écrit :
>>>
>>>>      @supports (var-a: abc;)               { ... fails ... }
>>>
>>>
>>> This one should be the same as
>>>
>>>    @supports (color: green;)
>>>
>>> What do we want these to do?
>>
>> Yes, it is - note the equivalent statement without the semicolon in
>> the "passes" section of his email.
>>
>> Per the Conditional spec's grammar, having a semicolon at the end is
>> invalid.
>
> Yes, this is what I’m reading from the spec as well, but I seem to remember
> F2F discussions where dbaron wanted this to be valid because people might
> just add the semi-colon by habit. Or did I make this up?

Oh, that might be true; I don't recall.  David, do you remember if
this was something you wanted?  If so, I can make the necessary edit
to Conditional.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 26 August 2013 16:27:15 UTC

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