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Re: [css3-grid-layout] 'grid-row' vs 'grid-rows', 'grid-column' vs. 'grid-columns'

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:33:38 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAfohU0rzRgpan_9XgHMA_MaWE+RF5oiTn-N-7jJb7J1Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 4:09 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 02/18/2012 01:57 AM, Phil Cupp wrote:
>>
>> This is a good idea.  I like your first option (grid-position-*) over
>> grid-template-* since you don't need a template to define a grid.  I'll put
>> an issue on the grid spec wiki [1] to make a change.
>
> I'll just note, the disadvantage of it is that the positioning properties
> are
> likely to be used much more often, and thus making them the longer ones is
> poor
> optimization for typing things out.

Yes, I'm not a fan of grid-position-* because of its length and
prevalence.  I didn't like the row/rows distinction either, though.
We should put some effort into either coming up with a new short name
for grid-row/column, or a new name for grid-rows/columns (used less
often, so slightly less important to have the name be short).

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 23 February 2012 23:34:25 GMT

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