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Re: [CSSWG][css-grid-layout] Updated WD of CSS Grid Layout

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 18:03:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBAPa2QTR51CXeXF=xSJ_A0N6wOamGfTQt7inj6BRNuqA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Julien Chaffraix <jchaffraix@google.com>, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@google.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 5:58 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 19, 2013, at 5:38 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>> Here's a few things I find confusing:
>>> - grid-start: -1 means the grid item will go *after* the last explicitly
>>> positioned cell, but grid-end: -1 means it will go *in* the last explicitly
>>> positioned cell.
>>
>> If this is confusing, it's because you're thinking of the numbers as
>> referring to columns/rows, rather than lines between the tracks.
>
> I also find it less intuitive to align to lines instead of cells, and having both named cells and named lines. Why not just have grid-start mean that it starts on the leading edge of that cell, and grid-end mean that it ends on the far edge of that other cell. Then we can use the names from the named cells.

What "cell" and "other cell"?

We had discussions two f2fs ago about relying solely on named areas to
provide names.  It's not usable.  (I tried.)

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 20 April 2013 01:04:26 UTC

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