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Re: [css3-flexbox]ordinal group and drawing order

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 16:55:22 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikcstcjj_SEd1yQK8yL-4LFDKYB5V5Gv0bESziZ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: "L. David Baron [dbaron@dbaron.org] (dbaron@dbaron.org)" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "David Hyatt (hyatt@apple.com)" <hyatt@apple.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com> wrote:
> Should flexbox items be drawn in source order or ordinal order?
>
> The two implementations disagree (see attached test). If stacking context
> spec is unchanged, it has to be in source order. It makes more sense to me
> thought that drawing order is rearranged by ordinal…
>
> Same question will eventually apply to grid or template layout, where coming
> up with an order different from source order can be quite complicated, which
> would be an argument in favor of source order.
>
> What do you think is the right to do here?

Personally, I think the best thing to do is draw by the ordinal order.
 I want box-ordinal to reorder the box-tree in all respects.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 14 June 2010 23:56:17 GMT

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