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Re: [css-variables] Why we can not use 'var()' function for normal property

From: Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Date: Tue, 02 Jun 2015 21:30:21 +0300
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: BangSeongbeom <bangseongbeom@hotmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <682501433269821@web24g.yandex.ru>
02.06.2015, 21:08, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 10:37 AM, Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru> wrote:
>> 02.06.2015, 19:45, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>:
> Nothing that suggests doing anything about var() itself will solve the
> problems I listed, because they're about the *implicit* dependencies
> between properties, not explicit ones introduced by var().

Implicit dependencies are effectively similar to `var()` and are not impossible to track, just probably not as straightforward as `var()`.

All cross-referenced things may have nesting-level limit preventing us from performance-wise risks related to infinite loops.
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