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Re: What to do with CSS properties that have been renamed?

From: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 17:47:00 +0300
Cc: Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com>, WebPlatform Community <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AD275559-C694-4309-A655-47C68249669F@w3.org>
To: Mike Sierra <letmespellitoutforyou@gmail.com>
From what I googled, you just put e.g. #REDIRECT [[css/properties/align-items]] at the very top of the page (which requires Edit Source).

Lea Verou
W3C developer relations
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On Jul 24, 2013, at 17:36, Mike Sierra <letmespellitoutforyou@gmail.com> wrote:

> I also agree the #2 solution is best.  This reminded me of an instance where region-overflow should redirect to region-fragment.  To do a redirect, do you move the page to the old name & then move it back, or is there some more efficient mechanism?
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> --Mike S
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> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote:
> Ok, I think that’s more reasonable too, so that’s what I'm going to do, since nobody else has suggested an alternative.
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> Cheers,
> Lea
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> Lea Verou
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> On Jul 22, 2013, at 22:26, Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com> wrote:
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>> For my two cents, I think that the second solution you propose of redirecting to the newest name and including a note with previous names, might be the best.
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>> It is always amazing what people will manage not to read on the internet, so I think that would help avoid confusion.
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>> On Sat, Jul 20, 2013 at 1:38 PM, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote:
>> This issue is more prevalent with flexbox. Several properties have been renamed over and over during the Working Drafts stage. For example, flex-align to align-items.
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>> Do we keep separate pages for these, telling people not to use them in the summary and what they’ve been renamed to (such as here [1]) or do we redirect to the newest name, adding a note with older names?
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>> I used to do the former so far in my cleanup, but it just dawned on me that the latter might be a better approach.
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>> [1]: http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/-ms-flex-item-align
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>> Lea Verou
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