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Re: [css3-regions] Feedback on regions document

From: Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 19:23:20 -0700
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
CC: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org CSS" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <76E7163F-6BA0-41D3-860E-8C4FB56972F2@adobe.com>

On May 13, 2011, at 3:23 PM, David Hyatt wrote:

> 
> 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.

Our email crossed and I sent a proposal for a simplifying assumption on how elements in a region match (or not). 

Vincent.
Received on Saturday, 14 May 2011 02:26:42 GMT

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