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Re: Proposal: :column pseudo-class

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2005 22:35:16 +0000 (UTC)
To: Orion Adrian <orion.adrian@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0507022232560.11931@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 2 Jul 2005, Orion Adrian wrote:
> So this place isn't about brainstorming, it's about criticising 
> proposals to find flaws?


Brainstorming is fine, but "we should throw out the current layout system 
and replace it with something else!" is not brainstorming -- and it is 
likely to do little more than antagonise the people who have invested 
significant manyears into the existing layout algorithm.

Sure, a new layout mechanism might well be better than the existing one, 
and sure, the existing one has its flaws (as all systems do).

What did you have in mind?

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