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Re: [css3-flexbox] ordering and accessibility concerns

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 23:31:05 -0700
Message-ID: <4FE95729.9030908@inkedblade.net>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, public-cssacc@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
On 06/25/2012 04:54 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> I'm thinking more of the cases where, say, you use
> 'order' to bring one item to the front.  For example, if I have some
> featured comments on my blogpost implemented by tagging them with
> class='featured' and ".featured { order: -1; }", I'd like them to be
> first when tabbing through all the "reply" buttons.
>
> So basically, the two primary use-cases for 'order' (arbitrary page
> layout, and pulling some elements to the front of a container) have
> completely different desired default behaviors. :/

So, thinking about your use case, how would you want your content
to appear in
   - a speech browser
   - a UA that doesn't support CSS (or has it turned off)
? Because if you want things reordered there, too, then you just want
to reorder the content in the DOM.

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 06:31:39 GMT

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