This morning, Jeremy Keith blogged about container queries. He provides much to chew on, but right now I just want to tackle this paragraph, because it seemed as good of an excuse as any to push an experiment out the door:
I’d been thinking along the same lines; here’s my best shot at a custom-properties-based interface for container/element queries: presto-points.
I’ve got draft post about this experiment titled Two Good Ideas and a Bad Idea About Container Queries. Spoiler alert, the bad idea is the custom properties interface. The syntax hits a nice little 80/20 point, as far as what I think most people want to do right now, and might provide a not-terrible stopgap while we wait for something better. But it isn’t a sufficiently flexible foundation for the future. For that, I think, we really do want a true query-like syntax.
More later and hopefully soon.