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Re: [css-grid] Punt subgrids to level 2?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:23:32 -0800
Message-ID: <53158D84.9060909@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 02/28/2014 12:45 PM, fantasai wrote:
> On 02/03/2014 06:20 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> I know it's currently at-risk, but I don't feel like that section of
>> the spec will be CR-ready before Chrome and IE are ready to ship
>> implementations of the rest of the spec publicly.  We should go ahead
>> and punt it now, rather than pretending that it'll stay through to CR
>> or delaying the CR of the spec due to this.
>
> That would be equivalent to shipping Regions with only element-based
> region containers. The reason many people in the WG are against that
> is because it encourages bad markup design. Shipping grid without
> subgrid also encourages bad markup design. Worse, in fact, because it
> requires *stripping* markup that otherwise would be there, not just
> adding in a few extraneous empty elements.

Since this argument is very abstract, currently, I made some concrete
examples:
   http://fantasai.inkedblade.net/style/discuss/subgrid-markup/

Enjoy!

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 4 March 2014 08:24:00 UTC

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