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Re: [css3-line-grid] It is being implemented in Webkit?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:17:18 -0800
Message-ID: <4F171ABE.8030500@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 01/18/2012 10:09 AM, John Daggett wrote:
> Florian Rivoal wrote:
>
>>> I noticed on Peter Beverloo's blog that Apple have started CSS
>>> Line Grid in Webkit[1]. Kinda surprised me, because the only spec
>>> I'm aware of for it[2] is marked obsolete with a note saying it
>>> "should not be used as a guide for implementations". Happy to see
>>> new feature implementations, but it worries me a bit when the
>>> corresponding specs are unmaintained. Thought it was worth noting,
>>> in any case.
>>>
>>> [1] https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=76197
>>> [2] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-line-grid/
>>
>>
>> I wonder if Apple could propose someone to become the editor of that
>> spec. Since they are working on it, it would be good to see that
>> spec come back to life.
>
> Looks like Webkit defines the properties/values below (based on the tests [1]):
>
> -webkit-line-grid: simple;
> -webkit-line-grid: first-grid;
>
> -webkit-line-grid-snap: baseline;
> -webkit-line-grid-snap: bounds;
>
> These don't match what I see in the CSS Line Grid draft that Koji
> wrote.  It would be interesting to hear what these property values
> mean and what the underlying purpose of each is so that we can
> consider whether/how to reflect this into the spec.

As Alan noted earlier today [1], they're implementing the proposal from
the Kyoto F2F, not Koji's draft.

[1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-css-wg/2012JanMar/0058.html

~fantasai
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