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Re: [css-cascade-4][css3-ui] naming collision: the "default" value

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:04:03 +0200
Message-ID: <5110645835.20150422230403@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Hello Tab,

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 9:21:31 PM, you wrote:

> 1. reset (already suggested by you, just putting it here for organization)
> 2. ua-default (suggested by zcorpan)
> 3. user-agent

> I like ua-default.  It's even clearer than "default", and makes it
> really obvious to people what it does.  It also seems to be
> practically guaranteed to not already be used by authors in any
> <custom-ident>s we have.  Its only downside is that it's not
> technically correct - when used in an author-level sheet, it causes
> the user stylesheet to be applied too - but I don't think that's a
> complication that matters.

For that reason I prefer reset. Because the prose can explain what
exactly you reset to.

Instead of spec text that says "despite what the name might lead you
to believe, this value also ..."

Best regards,
 Chris  Lilley
 Technical Director, W3C Interaction Domain
Received on Wednesday, 22 April 2015 21:04:16 UTC

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