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

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2015 00:46:20 +0200
Message-ID: <52255959.20150606004620@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
CC: Lea Verou <lea@verou.me>, "Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com" <mtanalin@yandex.ru>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Hello Tab,

Friday, June 5, 2015, 11:23:30 PM, you wrote:
> And they likely won't, either.  Applications grow to fill the memory
> available to them.  Adding an eff-ton more memory usage to every page
> all of a sudden will never be something ignorable.

May be worth pointing out that the DOM is an API, not a memory model.

Low latency/high memory vs higher latency calc-on-demand/lower memory
tradeoffs can be made by the implementation as it sees fit.


-- 
Best regards,
 Chris  Lilley
 Technical Director, W3C Interaction Domain
Received on Friday, 5 June 2015 22:46:22 UTC

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