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Re: Positioned Layout proposal

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 13:43:28 -0400
Message-ID: <4CC07BC0.3000306@mit.edu>
To: shelby@coolpage.com
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 10/21/10 1:36 PM, Shelby Moore wrote:
> Yup. But the big limitation right now in mobile least-common-denominator
> is the battery, not the CPU.

Uh... no.  They're just constraints on different things.  Note that the 
CPU is still a limitation on desktops in many cases, even when batteries 
are a non-issue.

> And on top of all that, I actually expect the more generalized model to be
> faster than current CSS, because we will automatically discover
> optimizations that are obscured to us by our current proliferation special
> cases way-of-thinking about and implementing the relationships in code.

I'm pretty skeptical of claims like this, but again willing to be proved 
wrong.  ;)

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