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RE: [css-variables] Reopening the casing issue

From: François REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:47:52 +0200
Message-ID: <DUB120-W37689B1DED631C37AB59B9A5850@phx.gbl>
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
> Nope, nope nope nope. Not gonna change this. ^_^ 

As I said, that's okay ^_^

> Figuring out the
> right casing rules was contentious and hard, and ASCII-case folding is
> awkward when you mix in non-ASCII latin letters like accented letters
> (not to mention, dependent on which normal form you use - ASCII A
> followed by a combining accent would be treated differently than a
> precomposed accented A).

Not like if I ever saw any identifier on the web which was not ([a-z] | [A-Z] | [0-9] | - | _ )*. To me, the only case-reduction that would need to be specced is what is actually used in CSS, aka [A-Z] -> [a-z]. But okay, not a big deal, really ^_^

> Your preprocessor needs to be adjusted to not touch the casing of
> anything related to variable rules.
> ~TJ
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