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

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2010 22:38:12 +0000
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Markus Mielke <mmielke@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928411D25A08@TK5EX14MBXC212.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Glazman [mailto:daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 9:42 AM
> I have the feeling that indices should be dropped in favor of named lines.
> 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 think we are ready to drop the indices, there are many cases where requiring named lines makes it more complicated, dynamic cases in particular. Or think about a GUI editor where the user creates and drags grid lines...

> On another note, what about adding me as an editor of the document? I'm
> willing to contribute.

Certainly, it would be great to work together with you on this. Looking forward to it!

Received on Wednesday, 17 November 2010 22:38:46 UTC

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