W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > May 2011

Re: [css3-regions] Feedback on regions document

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 17:23:38 -0500
Cc: Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>, "www-style@w3.org CSS" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <3099017E-7390-40D4-98FC-9CD5F1B62376@apple.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>

On May 13, 2011, at 4:51 PM, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:

>> 	@region #first { body { color:white; background:url(ocean.png); } }
> First-line doesn't have this option because there is no element, but given a choice @region looks cleaner...

I prefer @region to @region-style also.

It's definitely more intuitive to just style the elements rather than lines inside the elements, but the set of issues this creates are just so vast.  My lines suggestion is largely a hack in order to make an implementation possible.

Maybe it would be worth talking about the issues with trying to style the elements themselves in more detail though to see if any simplifying assumptions could be made.

Received on Friday, 13 May 2011 22:25:26 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:38:46 UTC