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Re: Sticky Positioning

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:40:52 +1200
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZP0ka0Sebg+xX-tRenxpJmtkEFWj=hEjA5AMyooNBW_w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 5:32 AM, Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com> wrote:

> The solution in Tab's blog post solves ALL THE PROBLEMS; it is
> essentially a Grand Unified Theory for positioning. Which is
> interesting, and definitely worth pursuing. But just because we *could*
> describe a positioning value in terms of such a Grand Unified Theory
> doesn't mean that we shouldn't make incremental improvements to the
> platform now, and add such generalized features later when they're more
> baked.

True, with the caveat that every one-off feature we add makes it more
difficult to spec and add more generalized features later.

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