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Re: [css3-flexbox] alignment test

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2011 16:06:37 -0800
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20111209000637.GA6717@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Thursday 2011-12-08 12:15 -0800, fantasai wrote:
> I don't think creating elements or pseudo-elements is a good way of
> controlling spacing. That's what margins are for. We've come a long
> way since using spacer GIFs, please let's not go back to that.

I agree that pseudo-elements are too heavyweight here:  they're more
complex for authors to write, and they're also large in terms of
memory and performance footprint (more items in the rendering tree),
which does matter to authors and users.

-David

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