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Re: [css-cascade] Allowing @import to be conditional on @supports queries

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:44:52 +0100
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3D8FEED4-470E-44A1-970F-518259E3993F@rivoal.net>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

> On 20 Mar 2015, at 18:52, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 4:34 AM, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
>> One of the downside of this is that it requires double parentheses in simple cases:
>> 
>> @import "http://example.com/foo.css" supports((display:flex));
>> 
>> It made sense to mandate the parentheses in the @support rule, but they seem overkill here, and is probably surprising for authors. We could do:
>> 
>> @import <url> [ supports(<supports-condition> | <declaration>) ]? <media-query-list>? ;
>> 
>> which would let you write:
>> 
>> @import "http://example.com/foo.css" supports(display:flex);
> 
> I think fantasai brought this up as well.  I can go either way, though
> I'll note that we explicitly rejected this for CSS.supports().


I forgot about that CSS.supports() is a little bit different though:

CSS.supports("(display: flex)")

The language boundary introduced by the quotes makes it a little bit less silly
in my mind to have to keep the parens.

But I agree the difference isn't that strong.

 - Florian
Received on Friday, 20 March 2015 20:45:19 UTC

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