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Re: Template-Based Positioning

From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 17:24:26 +0200
Message-ID: <4C7535AA.6080407@w3.org>
To: www-style@w3.org
David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:

> Regarding template-based positioning...
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-layout/#template-based
>
> Right now the spec works by overloading the display property with
> the
> layout and the position property with letters.  It seems like
> tacking
> "-webkit-" in front of these display/position values would be really
> strange.  I have the following suggestions to make regarding the
> syntax to make it easier to provide an experimental implementation
> (and to provide some clarity as well):
[examples omitted]

Yes, that can work, but it can probably be done in a shorter way, closer
to the desired final syntax:

    display: -vendor-experimental-flag "...";
    position: -vendor-experimental-flag a;

(or put the keyword at the end, of course.)



Bert
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