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RE: @else in Media Queries

From: Jonathan Neal <jonathantneal@hotmail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2016 21:05:31 -0700
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For those who like to explore ideas by fiddling with them.

http://jonathantneal.github.io/postcss-at-else/
Cheers,Jonathan

> From: mark@mercurylang.org
> Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:50:34 +1000
> To: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: @else in Media Queries
> 
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 7:24 PM, Daniel Glazman
> <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:
> > On 11/06/2016 09:54, Mark Brown wrote:
> >
> >> Has anyone considered something like
> >>
> >>   @switch {
> >>       @case C1 { ... }
> >>       @case C2 { ... }
> >>       @default { ... }      /* optional */
> >>   }
> >
> > /me faints.
> 
> I'm not in a position to judge whether the problem with chained rules
> that you have raised is serious enough to preclude their use. The
> example just illustrates that that wouldn't prevent some other form of
> multi-way branch being added.
> 
> Hopefully your objection isn't just to the choice of names. It could
> just as easily be:
> 
>   @first-of {   /* use the first non-discarded rule */
>       @when C1 { ... }
>       @when C2 { ... }
>       ...
>       @otherwise { ... }    /* optional */
>   }
> 
> Mark
> 
 		 	   		  
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