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Re: [css3-flexbox] Rename 'flex-order'

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 18:22:36 -0700
Message-ID: <4FB452DC.5010602@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 05/16/2012 05:55 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Issue link: http://wiki.csswg.org/topics/css3-flexbox-rename-flex-order
>
> Should we rename the 'flex-order' property? Its functionality may be
> useful in other new layout specs, such as in Grid's auto-layout
> algorithm (which is basically a simple version of Flexbox), so putting
> it under a “flex-” prefix wouldn't be good. As well, 'flex-order'
> might be a good name in the future for putting elements in “flex
> groups”, such that one group gets first crack at the free space ahead
> of other (in the old flexbox spec, this was called 'box-flex-group').
>
> (There are no plans right now to make this applicable to existing
> layout modes like block or table.  It would simply have no effect in
> those.)
>
> A. (current spec) Name it 'flex-order'.
>
> B. Name it 'box-order'.
>
> C. Name it 'display-order'.
>
> I prefer C.

My preference depends on whether it affects z-order, since
I think C. implies that it does.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 17 May 2012 01:23:05 GMT

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