|Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Alan Cutter||2/9/14 3:15 PM|
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Remove unfinished implementation of the CSS Variables spec.
Our CSS Variables implementation in its current state needs a rewrite before it is ready to ship.
Our Bison CSS Parser is slated to be rewritten from scratch, this would result in another rewrite of the variables implementation.
Our priority for Blink this year is performance on mobile, CSS Variables will be revisited after we tackle our performance deficiencies.
Usage information from UseCounter
CSS Variables usage is not counted.
CSS Variables is not shipped, removal poses minimal disruption to the web.
Firefox has an implementation in progress available on their Nightly channel.
Webkit has removed their implementation (which we inherited).
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|Re: [blink-dev] Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Kenneth Rohde Christiansen||2/10/14 2:23 AM|
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|Re: [blink-dev] Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Tab Atkins Jr.||2/10/14 3:19 PM|
To make it clearer to those watching at home, our current Variables
impl is pretty hacky, and kinda intrusive and slow (of the "everything
slows down when you use it" variety). We know roughly how to
implement it faster, but doing it right depends on some other rewrites
we intend on doing, so we'll re-add this later when they're done.
This is definitely not a judgement on the feature itself.
|Re: [blink-dev] Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Elliott Sprehn||2/10/14 3:22 PM|
|Re: [blink-dev] Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Ojan Vafai||2/10/14 3:29 PM|
+1 to not being a judgment on the feature itself.
|Re: [blink-dev] Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Alex Russell||2/10/14 4:21 PM|
Same. Sad to see this delayed, but if this speeds it along, so be it.
|Re: [blink-dev] Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Dimitri||2/11/14 9:01 AM|
LGTM3. It's not good bye. It's see you later.
|Re: [blink-dev] Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Kent Tamura||2/11/14 9:16 PM|
lgtm with sadness.
Software Engineer, Google
|Re: Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Daniel Elebash||11/17/14 12:04 PM|
Any update on if this feature is being worked on or is it still on hold for the originally stated reasons?
|Re: Intent to Remove: CSS Variables||Alan Cutter||11/17/14 1:40 PM|
This feature is still on hold pending replacing the Bison parser. See meta tracking bug for the parser refactor: crbug.com/330389