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Sil van Diepen

Yesterday, I wanted to make my point by quoting the website of W3C, but couldnt share the link because invalidate my point. Anyway... ill share it ;)

w3.org/TR/css-variables-1/

The link suggests its called CSS Variables, but the article is about "CSS Custom Properties....". I think they have no idea themselves what it actually should be called.

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Cyd Author

They're also insinuating that all css variables are custom properties, but not all custom properties are css vars.

"This module introduces cascading variables as a new primitive value type that is accepted by all CSS properties, and custom properties for defining them."