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Re: Positioned Layout proposal

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 10:58:21 -0700
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To: Alexander Shpack <shadowkin@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 2:20 PM, Alexander Shpack <shadowkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> As well, there are certain types of layouts that are not really
>> possible to do in any existing or proposed layout mode in CSS.
>> However, they may be easy to describe in terms of absolute positioning
>> relative to particular edges of other elements.  (I have an example,
>> but at the moment it only works in dev channel Chrome because it uses
>> classlist - I'll describe it later*.)
>>
>> To fix this, I've written a personal draft of a new Positioned Layout
>> spec I'd like to see adopted by the group.  It's currently hosted on
>> my blog: <http://www.xanthir.com/blog/b48H0>.
>>
>
> Could you read my proposals about it?
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Sep/0097.html

Yup, I read it when you first posted it (I read every email on the
list as it comes in, generally).  I don't really like it, though.  It
seems generally equivalent to Grid Positioning, but less elegant and
less in line with how CSS works elsewhere.

We can discuss it in another thread, if you like.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 20 October 2010 17:59:21 GMT

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