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Re: proposed new module: css3 floats and positioning

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 15:50:08 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTimkus-p+NbvpLi8a+m4ZuH258X6dw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>, Chris Jones <cjon@microsoft.com>, Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 3:44 PM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com> wrote:
> ± -----Original Message-----
> ± From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
> ± Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 3:31 PM
> ±
> ± I doubt it'll move fast enough to make this a problem.  ^_^
>
> Define "it"...
>
> You can see how fast Regions spec is moving, I would expect same with Floats/Exclusions, then relevant positioning will want to keep up.

I don't think Regions will move to CR in the next few months, which is
the point where it effectively "freezes".  That's all I'd be concerned
about for a Floats spec.

> ± Yes.  The WG resolved several months ago to take on my draft as a
> ± deliverable.
>
> Where is your draft?

http://www.xanthir.com/blog/b48H0


> To me it seems reasonable to have separate specs, especially if css3-position will include all of CSS2.1 positioning, with writing modes, precise definition of the hypothetical static box etc.
>
> If we plan on that we can keep a concise positioning section in css3-floats until it is moved to your spec.

Sounds good.

~TJ
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