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Re: a new proposal for grid layout, derived from MSFT's

From: Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 15:48:41 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=ZtvRVLvTLJYU3xL1kt98MHLeMRON3M5z9n+tZ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Markus Mielke <mmielke@microsoft.com>
2010/11/17 Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>:
> [...] I don't really like the idea
> of spanning in a grid layout. A grid should define
> position of blocks and spanning is really a concept
> that belongs to tables and should not be there.

I don't understand the conflict between positioning and spanning.
Spanning (for lack of a better word) is an integral part of grid
systems. Or, what exactly do you mean by spanning, and by positioning?

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