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csswg/css3-layout new.src.html,1.3,1.4

From: Bert Bos via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 09:25:30 +0000
To: public-css-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1RxEde-0002oo-EM@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/csswg/css3-layout
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv10820

Modified Files:
	new.src.html 
Log Message:
Minor rewording.


Index: new.src.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /sources/public/csswg/css3-layout/new.src.html,v
retrieving revision 1.3
retrieving revision 1.4
diff -u -d -r1.3 -r1.4
--- new.src.html	14 Feb 2012 01:04:28 -0000	1.3
+++ new.src.html	14 Feb 2012 09:25:28 -0000	1.4
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@
     <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Tracker/products/FIXME">http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Tracker/products/FIXME</a>
 
   <dt>Discussion:</dt>
-    <dd><a href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/">www-style@w3.org</a> with subject line &ldquo;<kbd>[[SHORTNAME]] <var>&hellip; message topic &hellip;</var></kbd>&rdquo;
+    <dd><a href="http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/">www-style@w3.org</a> with subject line &ldquo;<kbd>[<!---->[SHORTNAME]] <var>&hellip; message topic &hellip;</var></kbd>&rdquo;
 
   <dt>Editors:
     <dd class=vcard><span class=fn>[editor1 name]</span>,
@@ -94,17 +94,19 @@
 
 <!--toc-->
 
+
+
 <h2 id="intro">
 Introduction</h2>
 
-  <p><em>This section is not normative.</em>
+<p><em>This section is not normative.</em>
 
 <div class=sidefigure>
-  <p><img src="diagram.png" alt="Image: four elements move to four
-  slots in a template" longdesc="diagram.desc">
+<p><img src="diagram.png" alt="Image: four elements move to four slots
+in a template" longdesc="diagram.desc">
 
-  <p class=caption>Four regions, called a, b, c and d, each receive a
-  part of a document
+<p class=caption>Four regions, called a, b, c and d, each receive a
+part of a document
 </div>
 
 <p class=mtb>The styling of a Web page, a form or a graphical user
@@ -121,12 +123,11 @@
 becomes extreme.
 
 <p>The properties in this specification work by associating a
-<em>layout policy</em> with an element. Rather than letting an element
+<em>layout grid</em> with an element. Rather than letting an element
 lay out its descendants in their normal order as inline text or as
 blocks of text (the policies available in CSS level&nbsp;1), the
-policy defined in this module, called <em>template-based
-positioning,</em> gives an element an invisible grid for aligning
-descendant elements.
+policy defined in this module gives an element an invisible grid for
+aligning selected descendant elements.
 
 <p>Because layouts on the Web have to adapt to different window and
 paper sizes, the rows and columns of the grid can be made fixed or
@@ -154,16 +155,15 @@
   on the region it is displayed in.
 </ul>
 
-<p>Template-based positioning is an alternative to absolute
-positioning, which, like absolute positioning, is especially useful
-for aligning elements that don't have simple relationships in the
-source (parent-child, ancestor-descendant, immediate sibling). But in
+<p>Grid-based positioning is an alternative to absolute positioning,
+which, like absolute positioning, is especially useful for aligning
+elements that don't have simple relationships in the source
+(parent-child, ancestor-descendant, immediate sibling). But in
 contrast to absolute positioning, the elements are not positioned with
 the help of horizontal and vertical coordinates, but by mapping them
 into slots in a table-like template. The relative size and alignment
 of elements is thus governed implicitly by the rows and columns of the
-template. A template doesn't allow elements to overlap, but it provides
-layouts that adapt better to different widths.
+template.
 
 <p class=issue>Call it a “slot” or rather a “region”?
 
@@ -1397,12 +1397,12 @@
 margins (cf. table cells). <span class=issue>[still true?]</span>
 
 
-<h2>Vertical alignment of elements in a slot</h2>
+<h2 id=vertical-align>Vertical alignment of elements in a slot</h2>
 
 <p class=issue>Can use the margins of the '::slot()'' pseudo, or
-re-use the 'vertical-align' (bottom, top, middle, baseline),
-or... [Using 'margin' means there needs to be another property if
-baseline alignement is required.]
+re-use the 'vertical-align' property (bottom, top, middle, baseline),
+or a new property ('flex-align'?) [Using 'margin' means there needs to
+be another property if baseline alignment is required.]
 
 
 
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