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From: James Elmore <james.elmore@cox.net>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 16:55:27 -0700
Message-Id: <675C2B63-9025-4B5D-AC79-8A60FFE4D349@cox.net>
To: CSS <www-style@w3.org>
Hi, again.

I have a nit with the naming in the specification. Unless other  
specifications have been improved since I last read them, 'box' and  
'block' are sometimes used interchangeably. Even if all references  
change to refer only to 'block' for rectangular elements with  
padding, margins, borders, etc., and all references to 'box' only  
refer to flexible boxes, the names are still similar enough to cause  

I'm sure this was discussed, somewhere, but I don't remember seeing  
it here.

Would something like 'space' make sense to replace 'box'? The spec  
becomes 'flexspace' and the properties become 'space-align', 'space- 
direction', 'space-flex', etc., and this removes the conflict

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