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Re: [css3-flexbox] [css3-grid-layout] Too Many Alignment Properties

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2012 12:24:13 +0100
Message-ID: <4F325B5D.2030503@inkedblade.net>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 02/02/2012 12:02 PM, Alex Mogilevsky wrote:
>> From: fantasai [mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 2:26 AM
>>
>> Rather than having every layout system design and implement its own set of
>> alignment properties, I'd like us to take a good look and see if we can boil these
>> down to a single set of properties that we can all share.
>
> I like the idea. So we could have just two properties: 'align' and 'content-align',
> applicable with anything and its content...

I'd do 'box-align' and 'content-align', but yea. :)

> There is a slight problem with where it should be defined though. I am not sure
> there is any active spec that is an obvious fit. And without that it is hard to
> talk about the idea..

Flexbox would define it for Flexbox, and other layout modes would define what they
mean in their own layout mode. Just like width and height. :)

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 8 February 2012 11:27:33 GMT

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