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RE: Flexbox Draft, with pictures!

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 01:18:23 +0000
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5258A1A783764C478A36E2BC4A9C497E0AA5B6@tk5ex14mbxc105.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of David Hyatt
> Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 6:13 PM
>
> The multi-line idea reminds me of column-span values of 2+.  One can
> certainly see the usefulness, but I suspect if you want the spec to make rapid
> progress from an implementation perspective that it would be better to
> defer multiple lines to CSS4.
> 
> I'd argue that expanding flexbox into two dimensions (like the XUL grid)
> should be higher priority than multiple lines.

I very much agree with that. Multiline use cases actually want a grid, and something like a XUL grid is a great direction to explore.
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