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Re: Flexbox Draft, with pictures!

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 14:30:30 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimXqoYH7VFojnZ9lWllPUoOMEHkNIEWAmFogLwg@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 1:50 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:
> Rather than trying to change everything at once, maybe it would be better to make individual proposals.
>
> For example, we could start by getting rid of box-align, box-pack and box-flex in favor of flex units.  I am very much in favor of such a change to the spec, and I suspect most other interested parties are as well.  I think this proposal could be integrated relatively rapidly into the current draft.
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> A second proposal could address box-orient and box-direction.  I happen to think box-orient and box-direction are better than flex-begin (in its current form at least).  This could be integrated separately once we work out what we want to do here.
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> A third proposal could address how multiple box lines should be handled (with an eye towards cutting the feature if it looks too complicated).

I'd be fine with doing this step-wise in this way, if it seems more
desirable.  Replacing align/pack/flex with flex units is the most
important one for me.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 26 May 2010 21:31:22 GMT

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