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Re: Clustering

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 08:21:21 -0800
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Cc: CSS Style <www-style@w3.org>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>

On Jan 17, 2008, at 7:00 AM, Bert Bos wrote:

> Maybe we need the shorthands 'margin-left-right'
> and 'margin-top-bottom'. Those would fit in the grammar. On the other
> hand, having too many shorthands slows the author down, instead of
> helping him. One shorthand seems easier to (learn to) use than  
> several,
> see, e.g., the many border shorthands.

Or maybe "margin-x" and "margin-y", which would be a similar form to  
"overflow-x" and "overflow-y", and so, very easy to remember. There  
are many times where I would have liked to write { margin-x:auto; }.
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