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Re: [css3-flexbox] One final round of bikeshedding on property/value names?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:51:32 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCwub+anztfHghmqYKxgrPQ60D0sNnyp-HQnGv+rBhPVg@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 4:33 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a few pending issues on Flexbox about the naming of various
> properties and property values.  I'll lay them out in short form here,
> so we can discuss them all together, like ripping off a band-aid.
> (Note that after this, regardless of the result, I'll be rejecting any
> name-change suggestions with prejudice.)

I forgot one (now tracked in a bugzilla bug):

Rename flex-order

fantasai recommends changing flex-order to box-order, for the same
reasons as the alignment properties - this property is potentially
usable by other layout modes, and if they do, it would be nice to have
a more generic name.

'box-order' matches the naming convention fantasai established in her
suggestion for renaming the alignment properties.

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