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Re: [css-flexbox] "Masonry" effect

From: Shane Hudson <Shane@ShaneHudson.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2014 10:36:04 +0100
Message-ID: <CANYFvNPmY1rqu+XCMk7X8PdoYNCLOTDYdkGpE_Mu3GNN_Uz4fA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: JK <jkxxx@centrum.cz>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 7 Jun 2014 20:30, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> Flexbox cannot do "masonry"; it's completely incompatible with its
> sizing and layout algorithm.  Flexbox is a 1d layout mode, while
> masonry is 2d.

Is there scope in CSS to have a property, or a value for grid, that does
masonry? It is a very common design pattern, especially with responsive
designs, and isn't just a fad so it would make sense to be able to easily
switch it on, on a container element.

~Shane
Received on Monday, 9 June 2014 09:36:55 UTC

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