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Re: [css-line-grid] Are named grids required?

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:01:43 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CF33A3CA.3C474%stearns@adobe.com>
On 2/26/14, 1:55 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

>On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
>> On 2/26/14, 1:21 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>I like "match-parent", but is it useful to allow something to opt out
>>>of the line-grid without establishing a new one?  (That is, an
>>>explicit "none" value?)
>>
>> My thought has been that line-grid only determines whether an element
>> establishes a new line grid or inherits the existing grid from a parent.
>> It’s the line-snap (and box-snap or block-snap?) properties that allow
>>for
>> opting in or out of using the grid for positioning boxes.
>>
>> So while the initial value of line-grid needs to allow for using a
>> pre-existing grid, I’m not sure there’s a use for turning off the grid
>> from this property.
>
>Ah, right.  In that case, no need for more values.  I like fantasai's
>"match-parent", then.  I think I prefer "new" over "create".

I am ashamed to submit so quickly to the lure of bikeshedding, but what
about continue|start?

Thanks,

Alan

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