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Daniel Koskinen

I see people mention maintainability as an upside of using presentational classnames such as “rounded”. But what about the maintainability of the markup? What if I have defined lots of elements with the “rounded” class and then decide I want some of them to have sharp corners instead? I’d have to go into the markup and make changes in multiple files, instead of just editing one stylesheet.

Arguably using id’s and then inserting the corresponding presentational classes with javascript would get me around this, but otherwise I don’t see the real benefit. Am I missing something?