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[mediaqueries] Custom Media Queries defined inside @media

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:27:11 +0100
Message-ID: <534D259F.1030809@exyr.org>
To: www-style@w3.org, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
On 15/04/2014 04:09, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 4/14/14 11:00 PM, Cameron McCormack wrote:
>> That seems like a reasonable thing to want to do.  Can we define that
>> variables in @media rules are resolved using the computed style of the
>> root element?
> How does that handle rules in the @media rule that set the variable on
> the root?

There is a proposal for custom Media Queries (similar to custom 
properties but in a different namespace)


But Boris’s point still stands. Can custom MQs be declared inside 
conditional rules? In stylesheets that are imported or linked 
conditionally with a MQ? What is their scope? Do they apply to @media 
rules in other stylesheets? To non-CSS MQs in the document? How are any 
circular definition resolved?

Simon Sapin
Received on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 12:27:35 UTC

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