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

From: Mike Sierra <letmespellitoutforyou@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:06:31 -0400
Message-ID: <CAECD240nbCadHRTSVLDWF+BhxVaxU4XwbwbJxng1DiMVwikQPw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lea Verou <lea@w3.org>
Cc: Jordan Pagels <jordan@realeyes.com>, WebPlatform Community <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Thanks, works well. Good to see the redirect marked in the UI, and that you
can navigate back to edit the linking page if necessary.

--Mike S


On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Lea Verou <lea@w3.org> wrote:

> 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).
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> Lea Verou
> W3C developer relations
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> On Jul 24, 2013, at 17:36, Mike Sierra <letmespellitoutforyou@gmail.com>
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> 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:
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>> 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
>> W3C developer relations
>> http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou
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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:
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>>> 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
>>> W3C developer relations
>>> http://w3.org/people/all#leahttp://lea.verou.me ✿ @leaverou
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