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Re: Box Reordering

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 13:09:51 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTilBIpo89xfgf7e01Z6kLVnDWmXmx8LScjJkMjSP@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, James Robinson <jamesr@chromium.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 1:02 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:
> I could be misremembering, but I think the reason we added box reordering to XUL initially was for column reordering in multicolumn lists and trees.
>
> It doesn't feel like a feature that should be specific to flexbox, so I really think it should just be cut from the flexbox draft and put in a more generic place.  It doesn't make sense to me to support box reordering but only for flexboxes.  If we're going to do it, we should do it for everything.

Well, I'm getting more than enough pushback on it, with good
reasoning.  It's dropped from my proposal.

~TJ
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