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Re: layout idea

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 10:43:36 -0700
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <4DE1C164-C6E5-4FFB-AF76-7F047CBE7F96@gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Snook <jonathan.snook@gmail.com>

On Mar 19, 2009, at 9:47 AM, Jonathan Snook wrote:

>> If #a and #b are both 'display:table-cell'
>
> I think we'd be limiting ourselves by just adding col/row-span and  
> table-position to display:table-cell. Having position: absolute with  
> the ability to position against the grid isn't bad but because it's  
> out of flow, it doesn't provide much flexibility (i'd say little  
> advantage over what we have now). Having items positioned against  
> the grid, able to overlap within the grid, allowing for overflow,  
> while still affecting the flow of the grid, seems like a more  
> powerful system.
>
> -js

Can you give an example? It seems like position:relative might be able  
to do that for you.
Received on Thursday, 19 March 2009 17:44:14 GMT

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