Re: [css-variables] ...let's change the syntax

18.03.2014, 20:21, "Fran├žois REMY" <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>:
>>  As far as I understand, the main reason of
>>  why Tab's original idea of using `$` has
>>  eventually been dropped was some
>>  uncertainty about its possible extensibility
>>  for being used in property _names_ besides
>>  property _values_.
>
> The reason it got dropped is that some people (including Tab) do believe we
> should reserve $ for mixins and other preprocessor-like operations which may
> potentially be added to the language at some point

Please see
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Mar/0401.html

As for mixins in particular, something like `use-mixin(foo, arg1, arg2)` would probably be fine and sufficient.

Received on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 17:16:08 UTC