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Re: "display:transparent" or "display:nobox" (RE: thoughts on page templates)

From: Roland Steiner <rolandsteiner@google.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 11:57:51 +0900
Message-ID: <CACFPSpj6AHJ-JPk8iE=sQSmqMcgp4k_1-H8A7oJLGNvr5PXQ3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 06:08, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 1:00 AM, Roland Steiner
> <rolandsteiner@google.com> wrote:
> > I know it's a cold thread, but I thought I'd add another naming
> suggestion
> > that hasn't come up so far AFAICT that I like:
> >
> >     display: omit
> >
> > as in "omit displaying this element (only), but not its children".
>
> It's not bad, but it doesn't seem to strongly suggest that it only
> affects the element itself.
>

In that case, 'display: skip' would be another obvious possibility IMHO.


Importantly, though, what spec is this supposed to appear in?  If
> we're stuck on waiting for Box Model, then I'll just write up a
> Display spec instead (that can do the -inside/outside thing too).
>

That'd be fabulous! :)


- Roland
Received on Thursday, 16 February 2012 02:58:39 GMT

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