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Re: Comments for Grid Layout

From: Rachel Andrew <rachelandrewuk@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 May 2013 14:08:56 +0100
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Hi - thanks for posting my link Lea

> 
>> 2) They universally found it confusing that gutters are columns too [2] and
>> expected an equivalent of multicolís column-gap instead.
> 
> Yes, we need an explicit gutter property for column and row gutters.
> Otherwise, auto flow is *completely* broken when "gutters" are used.

I think that will make a huge difference. It currently feels as if one has to hack round the lack of explicit gutters. Something like column-gap would work very well.

> 
>> 4) Also, this has some good feedback and I havenít seen Rachel posting it to
>> the list: [4]
>> 
>> [1]: http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-grid
>> [2]: http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-grid/#repeat-notation
>> [3]: http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-grid/#grid-template-property
>> [4]:
>> http://rachelandrew.co.uk/archives/2013/04/29/css-grid-layout-named-grid-lines-and-areas/
> 
> Yes, I saw this a few days ago and have had it open in my browser
> since.  It shows some confusion over things that already exist in the
> draft, but that just means we need to make things clearer and easier.
> Otherwise, great feedback.
> 

Can you explain where it is incorrect - mostly because a ton of people have linked to it so I'd like to clarify where I'm muddled! With these posts I'm pretty much writing up what I think is supposed to happen for my own use, and publishing it in case it helps someone else. 

Rachel Andrew
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