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Re: [css3-layout] New JavaScript implementation for Template Layout Module

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:11:27 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200904241811.28579.bert@w3.org>
On Thursday 23 April 2009, Alexis Deveria wrote:
> In the interest of encouraging support for a CSS layout system, I
> have created an implementation of the current CSS Template Layout
> Module as a jQuery plug-in, and thought I'd share it with the list.
> Project page: http://code.google.com/p/css-template-layout/
> Related blog post: http://a.deveria.com/?p=236
> Demos: http://a.deveria.com/csstpl/


I especially like it that you did the effort to support the draft's 
syntax. It looks like your method is a bit fragile (extra GET, 
regexp-based parsing), but it allows people to see exactly what the 
draft means.

I thought your software was worth a news item on W3C's CSS pages[1].

(I also added CÚsar Acebal's and Andrew Fedoniouk's prototypes. CÚsar's 
is of course a bit old by now, but Andrew's may be interesting because 
it uses a slightly different syntax which may or may not allow 
different layouts.)

[1] http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/

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