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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-align] Add shorthands for alignment properties

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 21:34:34 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-257705526-1478036072-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Yeah, we absolutely need a `/` here. We use it in the other places 
where we have ambiguous shorthands; it's not well-known, but it's 
becoming more common (used thruout Grid, for example).  The syntactic 
restrictions necessary to make it unambiguous would be too 
restrictive, I think.

scroll-snap-align gets away without a slash because it's so incredibly
 simple. It's not great that we have to be inconsistent, but at least 
we're consistent with things like `grid-area`.

(And I'm happy with `place-*`.)

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